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Bell says CRTC used bad costing process in wholesale rate decision

telecom | 01/03/2020 5:28 pm EST

In yet another appeal of the CRTC’s decision lowering wholesale internet rates, BCE Inc. filed a fresh review-and-vary application to the regulator the week before Christmas, arguing that that the CRTC relied on an “irrevocably broken” underlying costing process and framework.  The CRTC’s methodology, Bell argues in the Dec. 20 filing, delivered rates that were below cost for Bell, and “failed to follow proper costing principles or prior Commission directives in developing the...

TekSavvy sticking to lower internet prices despite wholesale rate stay

telecom | 09/30/2019 12:13 pm EDT

The temporary nature of the decision by the Federal Court of Appeal to freeze a CRTC order forcing the big telecoms to slash how much they charge resellers of their internet...

Telecoms say CRTC wholesale decision violates Harper-era directive

telecom | 09/17/2019 5:13 pm EDT

In their Friday appeal of the CRTC decision on wholesale internet rates, the affected cable companies are asking the Federal Court of Appeal to defer to a 2006 Harper-era directive that advised the...