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Wireless Review: MVNOs coming to Canada? Yes, but neither fast, nor enthusiastically, nor forever


GATINEAU – Two days after the ISED Minister Navdeep Bains issued a proposed policy direction requiring the CRTC to put Canadian consumers at the forefront of all future decisions so that telecommunications policy will ensure Canadians have access to quality services at more affordable prices, the CRTC launched a review of mobile wireless services.This review, which it said last March would come this year (earlier than planned), will primarily focus on three issues: Competition in the retail marketMobile virtual network operator (MVNO) access5G deploymentThe Commission did state that a review of wholesale roaming won’t happen with this proceeding since it is too...