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Making net neutrality law redundant: telecom execs

News | 06/05/2018 9:37 pm EDT
From left: Moderator Greg O'Brien, Telus VP of regulatory Ted Woodhead, CEO of Iristel Samer Bishay, and regulatory execs David Watt of Rogers, Andy Kaplan-Myrth of TekSavvy, and Bell's Robert Malcolmson on the regulatory panel at the Telecom Summit in Toronto on June 5, 2018. /Wire Report photo by Ahmad Hathout.

TORONTO If there was a single point of agreement among panelists representing both small and big internet service providers (ISPs) on a panel discussing regulatory issues at the Telecom Summit in Toronto, it was on what they said is a redundancy in imposing net neutrality as a guiding principle in the telecommunications and broadcasting acts.

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