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ISED’s non-competitive licensing framework provides needed flexibility for regional players: expert

telecom | 10/26/2022 3:34 pm EDT

WINNIPEG-One of Canada’s leading experts in spectrum policy says ISED is finally opening up good chunks of spectrum to be used for rural, remote and Indigenous connectivity which will in turn open the door for smaller regional players. “Even with set-asides and spectrum caps some of the small wireless players were never going to be involved for two reasons: one: the...

CNOC’s Stein pitches municipal-ISP cooperation to roll out rural broadband

telecom | 11/15/2019 3:34 pm EST

NORTH BAY, Ont. — President of the Canadian Network Operators Consortium (CNOC) Matt Stein proposed Thursday that small towns and municipalities looking to build their own...

CRTC declines review request on internet affordability

telecom | 01/25/2018 5:14 pm EST

In a Thursday decision, the CRTC denied an effort by a collection of public...

Distributel teams up with Eeyou network on northern Quebec service

telecom | 01/17/2018 4:01 pm EST

A Cree-owned non-profit will partner with Distributel Communications Ltd....

$16M in Connecting Canadians funds going to Que. communities

telecom | 07/21/2017 3:43 pm EDT

The government will dip into its Connecting Canadians program to subsidize high-speed internet in 13 rural and remote communities in Quebec. More than 2,800 households in Saint-Damien and...