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Companies must negotiate with Bell for MDU fibre IBW access or install their own, CRTC decides

News | 07/27/2021 7:24 pm EDT
The building at the centre of the dispute between Cloudwifi and Bell, at 10 Northtown Way, Toronto, resulting in the CRT'C 2021 fibre in-building wire decision. (photo via Royal York Property Management.)

Companies using BCE’s Inc.’s fibre in-building wire (IBW) must now reach a commercially negotiated agreement for access after the CRTC determined access to fibre IBW in multi-dwelling units (MDUs) will not be mandated because it found it is not an essential service and can be duplicated.

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