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CAIP responds to CCTA letter

News | 12/13/2002 5:00 am EST

I read with interest the letter to the editor from the Canadian Cable Television Association (CCTA) published in the December 5, 2002 issue of Canadian Communications Reports, entitled "ISP ‘inaction’ to blame for lack of third-party Internet access." The letter suggests that ISPs and CAIP should "stop crying wolf" about the inability of independent ISPs to obtain reasonable access to the cable network to offer a competitive cable high-speed service, and seeks to blame ISPs for the fact that, seven years after the CRTC ordered the cablecos to offer access, there are still no independent ISPs interconnected to the networks of the big four cablecos.

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