Cable & Telecom

Wholesale telecom access services shouldn’t be mandated in residential market: study

OTTAWA – When it comes to wholesale access services, the CRTC should no longer make incumbent telephone companies share parts of their networks with competitors in the residential telephone market, recommends an independent report released Monday by the Commission. The author of the report, competition and commercial litigation lawyer Michael Osborne, makes the recommendation for areas of the country where large cablecos are emerging as big telephone players. In business markets, Osborne suggests the CRTC adopt an ex post regulatory approach to allow wholesale access-dependent competitors to demonstrate that mandated access must be continued, because there is less facilities-based competition...

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.