Cable & Telecom

VOIP decision splits commissioners: ILECS are losing market share? “So what.”

OTTAWA – While three Commissioners dissented with the majority in today's renewed VOIP decision, not all balked for the same reasons. While commissioners Stuart Langford and Barbara Cram agreed with the confirmation of the 2005 VOIP ruling but not the announced review of the local forbearance decision, Andrée Noel simply reaffirmed her opposition to the first VOIP decision."I agree with the majority that the regulatory regime for local voice over internet protocol (VoIP) services decision is correct and should be reaffirmed," wrote Langford. "I disagree absolutely, however, with the majority's determination… to reconsider the suitability of one of the forbearance...
 

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.