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UPDATED: CRTC cuts wholesale broadband rates by 10 per cent, launches new rates proceeding, and will expedite review of FTTH access; competitors pleased

News | 03/08/2023 4:24 pm EST
CRTC chair Vicky Eatrides./ photo courtesy CRTC

The CRTC Wednesday made good on newly-minted chair Vicky Eatrides’ January promise to reassess the wholesale broadband market, and launched a notice of consultation that will reopen one of the most contentious issues in the telecom sector in recent years: the rates competitor ISPs pay to incumbents for mandated access to their networks. 

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