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Security concerns may be trade-off for ownership limits being lowered

News | 10/10/2001 4:00 am EDT

One of the aftermaths of the attack on the United States may be the foreign ownership restrictions in Canadian telecom. At the recent Wireless Vision Congress in St. John’s NF, the buzz was that "security concerns" may lead to the federal government scaling back its rollout of broadband. That would, in turn, allow the federal Cabinet to change the ownership limits more quickly.

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