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ISPs will benefit by year end–Retail market opening for cable Internet access; cablecos worry rates are too low

News | 08/28/2000 4:00 am EDT

It’s been a long time coming, but the CRTC has finally cleared the way for the retail sale of cable Internet, and at rates low enough to help ensure cable modems remain the dominant access technology for high speed Internet, at least for the foreseeable future. On August 21, the commission approved the terms and rates for third party access to cable modem service for Canada’s four largest cable operators, Rogers Communications Inc, Shaw Communications Inc, Cogeco Cable Canada Inc and Vidéotron ltée – Order CRTC 2000-789.

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