COVID-19 has made privacy rights even more important, the federal privacy commissioner’s office told Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault in May.
In order to continue paying dividends to the company’s shareholders — including its employees who collectively are its fourth largest shareholder — Telus Corp. would have to lay off large numbers of employees if the CRTC moved to mandate access for mobile virtual network operators, according to a February board resolution filed with the CRTC and released Monday.
The CRTC has renewed the broadcasting licence of Allarco Entertainment 2008 Inc.’s Super Channel for four years, while simultaneously suspending it for a “very serious” failure to comply with licence conditions relating to script and concept development expenditures.
Quebecor Inc. has informed the Federal Court of Appeal it won’t pursue its appeal of a CRTC decision allowing BCE Inc. to buy Groupe V Media Inc.’s conventional TV network V.
Experts are unanimous in saying Canada’s 5G networks will eventually deliver on their promise, transforming the way we use the internet and leading to an uptake in exciting technologies like augmented and virtual reality, autonomous vehicles and remote surgery.
BCE Inc.‘s argument that retroactive payments mandated by the CRTC in its August wholesale rate decision are an unconstitutional tax is a “disguised attack” on the “entire rate setting regime” laid out in the Telecommunications Act, according to lawyers representing TekSavvy Solutions Inc.
The financial impacts of COVID-19 induced lockdowns led to a “very tough quarter” for Corus Entertainment Inc. as advertising revenue dropped dramatically, CEO Doug Murphy told analysts on Friday, with total revenues dropping 24 per cent on the year before to $348.9 million, compared to $458.4 million in 2019.
The CRTC’s wholesale rates ruling from last August ignored the intentions of a 2006 Maxime Bernier-era policy directive, and the decision to slash wholesale rates for third-party internet service providers must be set aside, lawyers representing the incumbent cable carriers and telecom companies sought to convince the Federal Court of Appeal’s three judge panel Thursday.