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Proposed fees for earth stations would hinder remote connectivity: Telecom stakeholders

News | 10/14/2021 6:25 pm EDT
Proposed fees for earth stations would hinder remote connectivity: Telecom stakeholders
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Rural broadband provider Xplornet Communications Inc. and BCE Inc. are opposing a proposal to implement licence fees for fixed earth stations, to which there are currently no fees in place — and to modify existing radio licence fees for earth stations in motion (ESIMs), claiming it will make satellite broadband less affordable for Canadians.

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