The majority of broadband wireline Internet services sold to Canadian homes meet or exceed their advertised speeds, suggest the preliminary findings of a CRTC-commissioned study on broadband Internet performance.
The CRTC issued Thursday a new approach to how the rates small companies pay large telecoms for wholesale Internet services are set, stating that “current wholesale [high-speed access] service rates are likely not just and reasonable.”
Sunday's Juno Awards ceremony will be broadcast in 4K, BCE Inc. announced Thursday, with the company calling it the first music awards show in North America to be broadcast in the ultra-high-definition format.
A combination of government intervention, market forces and use of a CRTC-established fund should be used to provide a minimum standard of Internet access across the country, according to results of a CRTC-commissioned study.
Rogers Communications Inc. experienced a nearly 65-per-cent drop in complaints accepted by the Commissioner of Complaints for Telecommunications Services (CCTS), according to the commissioner's mid-year report.
This week is a long-awaited one for virtual reality enthusiasts, as Facebook Inc. starts to ship its Oculus Rift headset to people who pre-ordered their $599 US devices as far in advance as early January.