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Create a broadband czar to coordinate funding: PIAC

telecom | 12/08/2020 6:05 pm EST

The disparate broadband funding programs administered across different federal government departments should instead all be coordinated by a single governmental body, with sole authority for administering the billions of dollars aimed at connecting the country to high speed...

Gov. rural broadband funding lacks strategy, cohesion: Execulink CEO

telecom | 11/30/2020 10:36 am EST

The recently launched package of funding opportunities for rural broadband is a good start for rural connectivity, but the federal government so far lacks a cohesive strategy...

SaskTel to resume charging overage fees on June 9

telecom | 05/29/2020 2:13 pm EDT

Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corp. will become the second Canadian telecom to resume charging overage fees to home internet customers who go over their data caps, with the company announcing it will end the COVID-19...

Cogeco to bring back overage fees as of May 1

telecom | 04/30/2020 2:10 pm EDT

Cogeco  Inc. will again start charging overage fees to its home internet customers who exceed their data limits as of Friday, with the company instead focusing on other measures it considers to “be more essential” to its...

$10 fees on customer service tasks don’t violate Wireless Code: Bell, Telus

telecom | 05/03/2019 5:27 pm EDT

BCE Inc., Rogers Communications Inc., Telus Corp., and Shaw Communications Inc. have responded to the CRTC’s questions about $10 fees they charge for some customer service tasks. Telecom...

Matt Stein named CNOC president

telecom | 06/19/2018 1:38 pm EDT

The Canadian Network Operators’ Consortium (CNOC) has named its spokesman and vice-chair Matt Stein the new president and chairman of the organization, CNOC said in a press release Monday. Stein, who is also the CEO of...