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Bell supports Telus in home phone connectivity dispute, PIAC opposes

News | 06/21/2024 2:02 pm EDT

Interventions have been filed with the CRTC over Telus Corp.’s desire to cut home telephone service to the Kamloops region of British Columbia. The western telecom says its...

Internet service quality bill to become law

Briefs | 06/20/2024 12:47 pm EDT

A private member’s bill on internet service quality has passed through Parliament and is to receive royal assent Thursday evening. Manitoba Conservative MP Dan Mazier (Dauphin—Swan River—Neepawa) introduced the bill, which would require internet service providers...

CTS panelists criticize asymmetrical fibre access regime, urge national approach

News | 06/20/2024 11:40 am EDT

Industry experts on the Canadian Telecom Summit’s “regulatory...

Connectivity is a human right, says Irekvist

News | 06/18/2024 6:10 pm EDT

TORONTO – Connectivity is not only a tool for good, it is a human right, the president of Ericsson...

CTS discusses road map to growth in telecom market despite challenges

News | 06/18/2024 5:52 pm EDT

TORONTO – It is a tough picture for companies looking to grow in the...

Canadians happy with wireless plans after switching: CTA survey

News | 06/18/2024 3:16 pm EDT

TORONTO — Nearly half of Canadian consumers have switched or plan to...

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Bell supports Telus in home phone connectivity dispute, PIAC opposes

Interventions have been filed with the CRTC over Telus Corp.’s desire to cut home telephone service to the Kamloops region of British Columbia. The western telecom says its current infrastructure is outdated and it wants to migrate residents to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service. The commission...

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Internet service quality bill to become law

A private member’s bill on internet service quality has passed through Parliament and is to receive royal assent Thursday evening. Manitoba Conservative MP Dan Mazier (Dauphin—Swan River—Neepawa) introduced the bill, which would require internet service providers (ISPs) to give accurate information...

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Sylvain Lafrance named chair of Telefilm Canada

Sylvain Lafrance has been appointed the new chair of Telefilm Canada, effective Thursday. His term will run for five years. He is currently an adjunct professor at HEC Montreal and director of its Media Management Hub. He also chairs the board of directors of TV5, a position he will be resigning from. ...

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