GATINEAU, Que. — According to Lee Bragg, CEO of Bragg Communications Inc.’s Eastlink, it is “really ridiculous” to compare mobile wireless prices in Canada to those in the United States and Europe in any assessment of wireless affordability.
GATINEAU, Que. — Toward the tail end of nearly three hours of testimony from Telus Corp.’s leadership team at the CRTC, CEO Darren Entwistle levelled Thursday what is perhaps one of the biggest threats thus far in the fight over mandated MVNO access to incumbent networks: cutting as many as 5,000 jobs.
OTTAWA — Any content levy on internet giants, as the telecom and broadcasting legislative review panel recently recommended, could expose Canada to retaliatory tariffs under the new NAFTA, University of Ottawa law professor Michael Geist told the parliamentary trade committee Wednesday.
GATINEAU, Que. — How threatening the prospect of mandated MVNO access is to BCE Inc. was evident Wednesday as the company brought out its CEO to the CRTC’s ongoing wireless hearing, who told the regulator even the “least aggressive” MVNO proposal would harm investment.
GATINEAU, Que. — The Liberal government’s promise to lower mobile service bills by 25 per cent should be measured from 2018 or when “unlimited” plans were introduced, rather than, as the government is planning, from December 2019, BCE Inc. CEO Mirko Bibic said.