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Far North does not need special consideration, Telus tells CRTC

telecom | 12/13/2022 6:15 pm EST

Telus Corp. told the CRTC that it is not charging more for the services it provides in far north communities in British Columbia and Alberta when compared to the rest of its markets in those provinces and it “maintains its position that no special policy considerations are...

Northern TPIA access for SSi should be expedited: competitors 

telecom | 02/10/2021 4:35 pm EST

The CRTC should move quickly to set wholesale prices in the North for SSi Canada's access to BCE Inc.’s Northwestel, according to an intervention by TekSavvy Solutions Inc.  In an intervention filed Monday on SSi's Part 1 application from December, TekSavvy wrote that the CRTC needs to move faster, given the delays in setting wholesale third-party internet access rates for competitive internet service providers across the country.  "TekSavvy’s experience in rate setting, and the incumbents’ willingness to litigate and pursue every appeal possible to avoid their regulatory...

SSi Canada announces new satellite capacity for north

telecom | 01/19/2021 1:16 pm EST

SSi Canada says a partnership with satellite and connectivity services provider SES S.A. will deliver a “large, large amount” of extra capacity for its QINIQ broadband and mobile services in the country’s north, allowing SSi...