GATINEAU, Que. — The Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic and Open Media have unveiled the most ambitious low-cost wireless plan at the final day of the CRTC’s wireless hearings, asking the regulator to mandate a $20 monthly plan including four GBs of data.
GATINEAU, Que. — If you’re going to mandate mobile virtual network operators in Saskatchewan, require access to Rogers Communications Inc.’s network and not ours, representatives of Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corp. told CRTC commissioners Thursday.
GATINEAU, Que. — Rogers Communications Inc.’s Joe Natale was the last of the big three wireless provider CEOs to address the CRTC’s wireless hearing, telling commissioners on Wednesday that they shouldn’t mandate even a limited form of mandatory MVNO, or introduce a broad low-cost plan championed by consumer advocates.
GATINEAU, Que. — While BCE Inc. and Telus Corp. have made their opinion about the December 2019 starting date for the federal government’s promised 25 per cent wireless price drop clear in recent weeks, Rogers Communications Inc. is declining to do so.
GATINEAU, Que. — Quebecor Inc. CEO Pierre Karl Péladeau says he would take legal action against both the federal government and the CRTC if the regulator mandates wholesale MVNO access, arguing such a decision would violate the agreement Quebecor signed when it purchased spectrum in 2008.
Former Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly’s much-touted 2017 deal with Netflix Inc. to spend $500 million in Canada should never have been referred to as an agreement, the federal government is arguing as part of its reasoning for why it shouldn’t have to publicly disclose the details involved.