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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 to working from home due to COVID-19, with the usage of home internet customers on capped data plans again being tracked as of July 1. Rogers Communications Inc., BCE...

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 actually be slower to get the newer technology, a conference heard Tuesday. The panel of four experts — speaking on the second day of the ISP Summit at the Hilton hotel in Toronto — was discussing the challenges and opportunities presented by building the “last...

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...