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Affordable Internet carrot, legislation review in federal budget

News | | 03/22/2017 4:55 pm EDT

Are provinces filling the federal broadband strategy gap?

News | | 03/17/2017 3:29 pm EDT

Federal budget coming March 22

Briefs | | 03/07/2017 4:53 pm EST

Iristel, EBox, DHX among new lobby registrations

News | | 02/21/2017 5:05 pm EST

Government help necessary for connected car rollout: ISED

News | | 02/14/2017 6:16 pm EST

SaskTel says it’s ‘concerned’ by end of local voice subsidy

Briefs | | 02/13/2017 1:10 pm EST

Connect to Innovate deadline extended

Briefs | | 02/02/2017 5:01 pm EST

Extend Connect to Innovate deadline for local gov’ts: QC Opposition MPs

News | | 01/27/2017 4:45 pm EST

Lametti, Casey take on Heritage, ISED roles

People | | 01/26/2017 3:24 pm EST

Connecting Canadians investing $250,000 in Eastern Ontario

Briefs | | 01/25/2017 2:50 pm EST

Two rural Ontario areas receive $2.53M to improve connectivity

Briefs | | 01/23/2017 5:22 pm EST

Xplornet buys YourLink for $28.79M

Briefs | | 01/10/2017 3:44 pm EST

Look beyond incumbents with new $750M fund, Iristel tells CRTC

Briefs | | 01/03/2017 1:48 pm EST

50 Mbps speeds, LTE part of CRTC’s new basic service requirements

News | | 12/21/2016 4:15 pm EST

Quebec opens call for rural broadband projects

Briefs | | 12/19/2016 5:12 pm EST

Retail regulation ‘worst case’ in basic service decision: Desjardins

Briefs | | 12/19/2016 5:05 pm EST

EchoStar XIX satellite launches

Briefs | | 12/19/2016 2:22 pm EST

Rural broadband program aims to bring 300 communities up to speed

News | | 12/15/2016 5:11 pm EST

Tie tax change to rural broadband: finance committee

Briefs | | 12/14/2016 5:40 pm EST

HoC committee touts Canada Post for Internet connections

Briefs | | 12/13/2016 4:28 pm EST

‘Similar hurdles’ as U.S. possible in 600 MHz auction: Desjardins

Briefs | | 12/12/2016 3:55 pm EST

Infrastructure, spectrum key to competition, lower prices: Bains

News | | 11/17/2016 5:17 pm EST

Call for rural broadband program applications coming in December: ISED

Briefs | | 11/16/2016 7:51 pm EST

Sasktel boosting Internet offerings in 4 communities

Briefs | | 11/16/2016 2:19 pm EST

Internet companies reach out to new U.S. leadership

Briefs | | 11/14/2016 5:38 pm EST

More competitive markets could be at FTTH disadvantage, conference hears

News | | 11/08/2016 7:17 pm EST

Wireless industry needs ‘stick’ to boost rural coverage: MP

News | | 10/27/2016 8:18 pm EDT

End of dial-up leaving some B.C. residents without Internet: MP

Briefs | | 10/26/2016 5:07 pm EDT

CBC execs talk digital shift, competition at Heritage committee

News | | 10/25/2016 5:38 pm EDT

Improve Internet access to help news media, committee hears

News | | 10/06/2016 2:48 pm EDT

Innovation, cybersecurity, CanCon on agenda as Parliament resumes

News | | 09/19/2016 11:53 am EDT

Bell, MTS announce post-merger plans for Churchill, Man.

Briefs | | 08/29/2016 3:27 pm EDT

G.fast tech to give Canadian telcos’ Internet speeds a boost

News | | 08/25/2016 2:34 pm EDT

Eastlink expanding rural N.S. broadband access

Briefs | | 08/25/2016 10:52 am EDT

SaskTel gets $7.42M from Connecting Canadians for northern broadband

Briefs | | 08/03/2016 3:43 pm EDT

Net neutrality, rural broadband raised during Bains chat

Briefs | | 07/29/2016 4:11 pm EDT

SaskTel connects Estevan to FTTH

Briefs | | 07/28/2016 6:02 pm EDT

Ontario fibre project gets federal-provincial boost

News | | 07/26/2016 4:34 pm EDT

Ontario Chamber of Commerce calls for provincial action on broadband

Briefs | | 07/22/2016 3:53 pm EDT

SaskTel to improve Internet service in 7 communities

Briefs | | 07/20/2016 12:47 pm EDT

Nova Scotia wants telecoms' input on rural broadband issues

Briefs | | 07/15/2016 4:28 pm EDT

OECD members commit to new digital initiatives

Briefs | | 06/24/2016 12:03 pm EDT

Innovation Agenda consultation to include digital infrastructure

News | | 06/14/2016 5:17 pm EDT

ISPs should have to offer broadband to all, 71% of Canadians say

Briefs | | 06/10/2016 3:29 pm EDT

High-speed Internet project completed in NWT community

Briefs | | 06/08/2016 5:08 pm EDT

FCC’s Pai gives advice to CRTC on low-income Internet subsidies

Briefs | | 06/06/2016 8:06 pm EDT

Quebec developing digital strategy

Briefs | | 05/25/2016 1:50 pm EDT

Arctic Fibre sold to American partner

Briefs | | 05/20/2016 11:17 am EDT

Liberal MPs, staff create ‘think tank’ for digital issues

News | | 05/17/2016 4:18 pm EDT

Small telecoms lobby for access to federal broadband funding

News | | 05/10/2016 2:19 pm EDT

Keep broadband funding status quo: Quebecor

News | | 04/28/2016 5:27 pm EDT

Commission hears data cap debate

News | | 04/27/2016 4:07 pm EDT

CRTC asks about ‘skinny Internet,’ undue disadvantage rules

Briefs | | 04/27/2016 12:21 pm EDT

Shaw recommends industry contribution to rural broadband

News | | 04/26/2016 5:52 pm EDT

Federal funding for First Nations broadband project

Briefs | | 04/26/2016 2:32 pm EDT

Feds should create 'telecom stamps' for low-income Canadians: Cogeco

News | | 04/22/2016 4:49 pm EDT

Redirect voice subsidy to broadband, CRTC panel hears

News | | 04/21/2016 5:44 pm EDT

In ‘unusual’ move, Blais calls for national digital strategy

News | | 04/18/2016 6:45 pm EDT

New satellites to improve Internet access in North, companies say

News | | 04/13/2016 5:49 pm EDT

Speeds ‘red herring’ when North needs backbone builds, panel hears

News | | 04/12/2016 5:43 pm EDT

Basic service should include wholesale rates: TekSavvy

News | | 04/11/2016 6:21 pm EDT

23 ISPs to share new Connecting Canadians allocation

Briefs | | 04/08/2016 2:46 pm EDT

Post budget, Liberal telecom policy remains unclear

News | | 03/23/2016 7:11 pm EDT

Rural broadband, CBC funding in 2016 federal budget

News | | 03/22/2016 4:28 pm EDT

One-fifth left in Connecting Canadians: ISED

Briefs | | 03/17/2016 4:54 pm EDT

Tax changes, rural investment should be in new budget: committee

News | | 03/14/2016 5:24 pm EDT

Deferral account-funded broadband expansion complete

Briefs | | 02/25/2016 5:13 pm EST

Tax changes would spur telecom investment: industry groups

News | | 02/17/2016 10:09 pm EST

Federal government funds Internet expansion in eastern Ontario

Briefs | | 12/07/2015 1:05 pm EST

Experts question feasibility of low-orbit satellites for Internet

News | | 08/25/2015 3:35 pm EDT
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