Cable & Telecom

TPIA: More waiting for a permanent wholesale HSA framework

By Denis Carmel GATINEAU – In 2015, the CRTC decided to move from mandatory aggregated services to disaggregated services when it comes to wholesale high speed access services for the Internet, in Québec and Ontario. That would allow competitors to interconnect closer to the client and lower the cost of service purchased from incumbents. In other words, instead of purchasing the local loop (or last mile) and the backhaul, they could buy just the local loop, including gaining access to fibre-to-the-premises portions of the incumbent networks. The 2015 decision also determined the rules for the implementation of a transition from...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.