Cable & Telecom

TPIA: Surprising reversal of wholesale rates has independents questioning their future

Angry competitive ISPs say prices and regulatory distrust will increase By Ahmad Hathout GATINEAU - Large independent internet service provider TekSavvy, having been in the process of building its fibre facilities, was gearing up for next month’s critical 3.5 GHz spectrum auction. In January, competitive ISP Distributel purchased telecom Primus. And several other competitive ISPs reduced their prices in light of what they anticipated would be a new era of lower wholesale internet fees. But those business decisions were based on the assumption the CRTC would choose lower bulk internet purchase rates that at least were between the interim rates...

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.