For ‘acceptable’ internet, look beyond speed, House study told

A section of a map from Innovation Canada showing areas eligible for funding under its Connect to Innovate program./ Screenshot via ISED.

As the House of Commons Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology gears up for a study of rural broadband, a number of participants are pointing out that the speeds set under the CRTC’s basic service standards can’t be the only metric to consider, at the same time as the regulator works on defining quality of service.

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