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No financial justification to increase skinny basic rate from $25 to $28: CRTC

News | 09/05/2023 3:40 pm EDT
CCSA decries Shaw’s plan to cut satellite service

The CRTC denied an application by BCE Inc., Bragg Communication Inc.’s Eastlink, Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corp., and Cogeco Inc. to increase the price of basic television service from $25 per month to $28 per month with yearly indexing tied to inflation due to a lack of evidence to suggest that the current rate “is no longer economically viable for them as retailers.”

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