Cable & Telecom

Wireless roaming fees capped; violators can now be fined as CRTC granted AMPs

OTTAWA – The federal government is capping domestic wholesale wireless roaming rates in an effort to benefit Canadian consumers and give a leg-up to new wireless entrants.Industry Minister James Moore said Wednesday that the Government will amend the Telecommunications Act to prevent large wireless providers from charging other companies more than they charge their own customers for mobile voice, data and text services.  This measure will be in place until the CRTC, which launched its own investigation into roaming rates last week, makes a decision.Minister Moore said in a statement that high domestic roaming rates hold back many providers, especially new entrants,...

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.