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CRTC sides with regional wireless carriers in roaming decision

News | 04/06/2022 6:24 pm EDT
CRTC logo displayed at public hearings on Oct. 26, 2018. / Photo by Andrew Meade.

The CRTC mostly accepted the arguments of small wireless carriers against the big three in a ruling on seamless handoff and 5G roaming. In a lengthy decision issued Wednesday, the commission sought to make life easier for the regional players by finding in their favour in almost every one of the disputed areas. Those topics included the possibility of the CRTC Interconnection Steering Committee (CISC) taking part in the process, the use of 3G and 5G networks, and how widespread networks should be for roaming.

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