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Disaggregated regime to spark new wholesale models, agreements: CNOC

telecom | 11/07/2017 6:12 pm EST

TORONTO — The CRTC’s new disaggregated wholesale regime will bring with it enormous costs to connect customers to fibre and will give birth to new wholesale models,...

Globalive sells three small telecom companies

telecom | 09/07/2016 7:53 pm EDT

Investment company Globalive Capital has sold small telecom Yak Communications to Distributel Communications Ltd., Globalive said in a press release Wednesday. In separate deals, it also sold business telecom services provider OneConnect and hospitality industry-focused division Canopco to enterprise-focused ISP Accelerated Connections Inc., it said. "Yak Communications, OneConnect Services and Canopco are positioned well for future growth and we believe that under new ownership, all three brands will continue to provide the same high standard of service and innovation to...

Michael Garbe new head of CNOC

telecom | 07/13/2016 4:35 pm EDT

Michael Garbe is taking over as chairman and CEO of the Canadian Network Operators Consortium (CNOC), while former president and chairman Bill Sandiford and former treasurer Kevin Blumberg will stay with the organization in...

Consolidation ‘essential’ to small providers, ISPs say

telecom | 11/13/2013 12:47 am EST

TORONTO—A majority of Canada's small Internet service providers (ISPs) have seen little or no growth over most of the last decade, which is causing an “ISP class gap” and continued industry consolidation, said Michael Garbe, president of Accelerated Connections Inc. “Most ISPs are not [growing]....