Yet another competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC) is filing a Part 1 application with the CRTC to gain access to multi-dwelling units (MDUs). This time the CLEC is Execulink Telecom Inc., a company operating in Ontario.
Heritage Committee summons Google execs over news blocking
The House of Commons Heritage committee voted Tuesday to summon top executives from Alphabet Inc.‘s Google to appear before the committee on Mar. 6, days after the Canadian Press reported that the tech giant had begun blocking some news content in response to the government’s plan to force web giants to negotiate compensation with Canadian news publishers.
Masse calls for CRTC review of cross-border advertising
CIK continues to file Part 1s seeking access to Richmond, B.C. buildings
Competitive local exchange carrier CIK Telecom Inc. has once again filed a Part 1 application with the CRTC demanding access to multi-dwelling units (MDUs) in Richmond BC. The offending party is Strata Corp. LMS 2793. The CLEC filed the application the same day it filed another intervention against Strata for a different property in Richmond.
Xplore CEO stepping down; search for replacement launched
Xplore Inc. has announced that the company’s CEO Allison Lenehan will be stepping down from his position and will transition to become a senior advisor to the company’s board of directors “where he will focus on strategic initiatives,” according to a Thursday release.
Bell presses pause on NG911 onboarding
CIK files another Part 1 application on timely access to MDUs
Competitive local exchange carrier CIK Telecom Inc. has once again appealed to the CRTC in order to get timely access to multiple-dwelling units (MDUs) in Richmond, B.C. The company is alleging that Strata Corp.’s EPS 1653 is denying access to the telecom’s own facilities at 7988 Ackroyd Road and at 7979 Firbridge Way in the city.
Northwestel granted ‘disaster waiver’ for Northern services
The CRTC has granted BCE Inc.‘s Northwestel a “disaster waiver” that would allow the company to suspend services, waive charges, provide services at a reduced rate or free of charge, or “provide other such relief as may be appropriate to residential and/or small business customers affected by a qualifying disaster event.”