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Facilities ownership key to competition, ISP conference hears

News | 11/06/2017 7:37 pm EST
From left: Claremont Holdings Corp. president and panel moderator Ian Collins with HCE Telecom VP and CTO Jeffrey Cowan, Beanfield CEO Dan Armstrong, and Swift CEO Geoff Hogan at the ISP Summit in Toronto on Nov. 6./ Wire Report photo by Ahmad Hathout.

TORONTO — Owning fibre facilities is the primary way to drive competition, panelists told a conference on the first day of the annual ISP Summit in Toronto, and having to lease those last mile facilities would put competitors at a disadvantage.

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