Cable & Telecom

UPDATE: TPIA decision cost at $265 million and counting, say carriers

Bell to cut rural broadband rollout by 20% in response; Other carriers equally disappointed, angryMONTREAL – Bell Canada spent the weekend crunching numbers (update: Rogers did the same) and announced today that last week’s CRTC decision to slash the rates paid by independent third party internet access (TPIA) providers - retroactively, too - will have a cost which will be paid by rural Canadians.Bell said Monday morning it has estimated the impact of the CRTC’s decision to lower wholesale fees, retroactively, to be $100 million, and in order to pay for that, it will reduce its broadband Internet buildout for...

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.