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Telecom sector seeing revenue increase: CRTC telecom report

telecom | 06/20/2023 5:24 pm EDT

The CRTC has issued its annual telecommunications survey for 2021. Coming out of the pandemic shutdown, the numbers are generally good. The sector experienced a 3.4 per cent jump in total revenues that year, as opposed to the 1.4 per cent decline posted in 2020. That 2020 fall was the largest ever recorded in the Communications Market Reports (CMR). The only other decrease was in 2002 when the dot-com bubble burst.  The chief factor in the 2021 increase was the...

Execulink solves access problem with Williams & McDaniel

Internet and Governance | 03/28/2023 3:40 pm EDT

Execulink Telecom Inc. has withdrawn a Part 1 application before the CRTC after the Williams & McDaniel property management firm allowed it access to several buildings in Tillsonburg Ont. Execulink filed the notice last month. The CRTC released a letter on Mar. 23...

Execulink seeks access to MDUs in western Ontario

telecom | 02/28/2023 4:52 pm EST

Yet another competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC) is filing a Part 1 application with the CRTC to...

Telecoms end overage fees suspension

telecom | 07/02/2020 4:52 pm EDT

Major Canadian telecoms have ended one of their major relief measures for Canadians who suddenly shifted...

More competitive markets could be at FTTH disadvantage, conference hears

telecom | 11/08/2016 11:54 pm EST

TORONTO — Trying to build fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) in very competitive markets makes little economic sense for Internet service providers (ISPs), meaning markets with more competition could...

Government funds Internet network boost in Ontario, Sask.

telecom | 07/24/2015 7:13 pm EDT

Industry Canada announced this week in three press releases it is providing $3.15 million as part of a process to expand and improve Internet service to 11,000 homes in Southwestern Ontario, and...