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CRTC approves Rogers new wholesale high-speed access service tier, ignores TekSavvy wholesale customer concerns

| 11/24/2021 3:58 pm EST

The CRTC approved on an interim basis a proposal by Rogers Communications Inc. to introduce a new wholesale high-speed access (HSA) service tier to its access services tariff...

Dynamic site-blocking case gets Nov. 23 hearing date 

Media | 11/03/2021 5:51 pm EDT

A test-case for Canada's first-ever "dynamic" site-blocking order is headed for a three-day hearing starting on Nov. 23, with the possibility for a fourth day of arguments. In the case, BCE Inc., Rogers Communications Inc. and Quebecor Inc. are asking the court to force a...

Bell, Rogers, Quebecor apply for extended site-blocking in GoldTV

Media | 10/26/2021 9:30 am EDT

A trio of Canada's biggest broadcasters has asked the Federal Court for a...

Court grants CIPPIC, Beanfield intervenor status in dynamic site-blocking case

Media | 10/14/2021 5:39 pm EDT

A Federal Court judge has granted intervenor status to the...

Petitions to overturn recent CRTC decisions gaining steam

telecom | 09/23/2021 7:09 pm EDT

Days after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won another minority government...

New ‘dynamic’ site-blocking needs new safeguards: CIPPIC 

Media | 09/22/2021 5:56 pm EDT

The site-blocking order that will block a rolling list of pirate streaming...

Appeal of CRTC reversal of wholesale rates to go ahead in federal court

telecom | 09/15/2021 9:46 pm EDT

The Federal Court of Appeal will take up TekSavvy Solutions Inc.'s challenge to one of the most contentious CRTC decisions in recent memory: the regulator's May move to revert...

TekSavvy takes GoldTV site-blocking fight to Supreme Court

Media | 08/26/2021 6:11 pm EDT

After Canada's first-ever site-blocking court order survived an appeal from...

TekSavvy raising home internet plan fees

telecom | 08/25/2021 5:31 pm EDT

TekSavvy Solutions Inc. is hiking fees for some customers of its residential internet service by a few...

National Capital FreeNet asks gov. to reverse CRTC wholesale rates decision  

telecom | 08/25/2021 5:09 pm EDT

An Ottawa-area internet service provider has added its voice to those asking the government to overturn the CRTC's decision to revert rates for wholesale-based internet service providers (ISPs) to...

The Wire Report’s guide to the 2021 federal election 

Media | 08/17/2021 2:35 pm EDT

After Prime Minister Justin Trudeau formally called Sunday for a...

TekSavvy’s wholesale appeal uses failed incumbent arguments from 2019: Bell

telecom | 08/09/2021 5:41 pm EDT

TekSavvy Solutions Inc.'s arguments in its June challenge to the CRTC's...

Companies must negotiate with Bell for MDU fibre IBW access or install their own, CRTC decides

telecom | 07/27/2021 7:24 pm EDT

Companies using BCE’s Inc.’s fibre in-building...

Bell says permanent approval of call blocking ‘is overwhelmingly in the public interest’

telecom | 07/23/2021 6:46 pm EDT

BCE Inc. is urging the CRTC to give it permanent...

CNOC petitions gov on wholesale rates

telecom | 07/15/2021 5:42 pm EDT

Fed up with the CRTC's May decision to overturn its 2019 decision on wholesale internet access rates, the...

TekSavvy wants regulatory framework before Bell permanently implements AI call blocking

telecom | 07/14/2021 6:23 pm EDT

TekSavvy Solutions Inc. is recommending that the CRTC put in place a framework for regulating artificial intelligence, the use of automated decision-making, and machine...

Bell, Rogers, and Quebecor seek first-ever ‘dynamic’ site-blocking order

Media | 07/08/2021 6:22 pm EDT

Nearly six weeks after a Federal Court of Appeal upheld Canada's first-ever...

GoldTV blocking order survives TekSavvy appeal

Media | 05/26/2021 6:41 pm EDT

The Federal Court of Appeal has allowed Canada's first-ever site-blocking court order to stand,...

Quebec Appeal Court upholds decision finding Quebec site blocking law unconstitutional 

telecom | 05/14/2021 5:10 pm EDT

Quebec’s Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal from the province’s attorney general over its desire to have telecoms block access to illegal gambling sites.  In July...

Telecoms emphasize concerns, support for CRTC’s botnet blocking proposal

telecom | 05/06/2021 7:19 pm EDT

Canada’s big-three telecoms are doubling down on their assertions that...

Feds considering site-blocking proposal

Media | 04/14/2021 6:20 pm EDT

The federal government has launched a consultation document to solicit feedback on whether or not it should allow internet service providers to unilaterally block certain websites from users in order to protect copyright holders.  In a Wednesday release, Heritage...

CRTC rejects incumbent request to expand Internet Code

telecom | 04/08/2021 5:05 pm EDT

The CRTC has rejected a request from a number of large facilities-based...

Accessibility reporting should apply to resellers: Bell, Shaw

Media | 04/06/2021 5:57 pm EDT

BCE Inc. and Shaw Communications Inc. are taking issue with TekSavvy...

Quebecor would buy Freedom, but only with spectrum: PKP

telecom | 03/31/2021 6:21 pm EDT

Quebecor Inc. has indicated that, should the Competition Bureau force...

Focus on competition at ‘day of action’ following Rogers-Shaw deal

Media | 03/16/2021 6:10 pm EDT

As news of Roger’s Communications Inc.’s deal to acquire Shaw Communications Inc. sparks discussions on what it may mean for the wireless market in Canada, advocates say competition and other...

Focus turns back to CRTC as SCC rejects incumbent wholesale challenge 

telecom | 02/25/2021 5:46 pm EST

As the Supreme Court of Canada  dismissed an incumbent challenge to an...

Incumbents push back on interim fibre resale rates proposal

telecom | 02/12/2021 5:11 pm EST

The request from the Competitive Network Operators of Canada (CNOC) for the...

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...

Rogers pandemic ITMP policy ‘vague’ but does not discriminate, CRTC says

telecom | 01/11/2021 6:13 pm EST

There is insufficient evidence Rogers Communications Inc.'s pandemic-driven internet traffic management policy (ITMP) disproportionally affects wholesale end users, but at the same time the company...

CRTC to track wholesale quality of service in 2022

telecom | 01/04/2021 6:03 pm EST

The CRTC is giving incumbent telecom companies that provide wholesale high speed internet access a year to implement a new quality of service (QoS) regime, which will require incumbents to track and report how well they provide service to wholesale customers.  Two years...

Policy impacts of CRTC wholesale rates outside SCC purview: TekSavvy, CNOC

telecom | 12/07/2020 6:29 pm EST

The Supreme Court appeal incumbent telecoms filed in November amounts to...

CRTC seeks further information on telecoms’ paper billing practices

Media | 12/03/2020 3:15 pm EST

A CRTC consultation on paper billing practices in the telecommunications and broadcasting sectors is continuing, with the commission requesting that all major companies respond to a series of...

TekSavvy asks for judicial review of CRTC wholesale rate stay

telecom | 10/29/2020 1:32 pm EDT

TekSavvy Solutions Inc. is asking the Federal Court of Appeal to review the CRTC's Sept. 28 decision to grant a request from incumbents for a fresh stay on the implementation of the lower wholesale...

CRTC hears differing pitches to fix lagging disaggregated regime

telecom | 10/13/2020 6:04 pm EDT

In order to make its disaggregated wholesale regime work, the CRTC should...

Rogers still too vague about its use of ITMPs: TekSavvy

telecom | 10/02/2020 4:02 pm EDT

In an ongoing dispute between Rogers Communications Inc. and some of its third party internet access (TPIA) wholesale customers over COVID-19-related internet traffic management practices (ITMPs), TekSavvy Solutions Inc. says Rogers is being too vague about its use of ITMPs, and should put the practice on hold until the CRTC reviews it.  Rogers had originally filed a tariff application with the CRTC in May, informing the regulator that it would be applying an ITMP, as “a result of the current emergency situation and to safeguard the access of all retail and wholesale end users to...

TekSavvy will count bills from Bell, Rogers against debts until it receives retroactive payments

telecom | 09/25/2020 5:10 pm EDT

Beginning with its next invoice, TekSavvy Solutions Inc. will not be paying its wholesale fees to BCE Inc. and Rogers Communications Inc. as invoiced, instead "setting off...

Bell says TPIA delays are Videotron’s fault

telecom | 09/24/2020 5:34 pm EDT

In response to a complaint to the CRTC from Quebecor Inc.'s Videotron that BCE Inc. was unduly delaying Videotron's arrival in the Abitibi region, Bell subsidiary Cablevision du Nord says the delay is Videotron's fault.  In a...

Bell argues site-blocking doesn’t need CRTC approval

Media | 09/04/2020 5:18 pm EDT

BCE Inc. has asked a Federal Court of Appeal judge to throw out an appeal of Canada's first ever site-blocking court order, saying that TekSavvy Solutions Inc.'s appeal of the order is grounded in...

CNOC argues Cabinet’s wholesale decision has no bearing on court appeal

telecom | 08/26/2020 4:35 pm EDT

BCE Inc.'s submission to the Federal Court of Appeal -- in which it argued the federal Cabinet's decision that the wholesale internet rates set by the CRTC were low enough to stifle network investment...

TekSavvy argues court should ignore cabinet’s wholesale rates decision

telecom | 08/25/2020 5:18 pm EDT

TekSavvy Solutions Inc. has asked the Federal Court of Appeal to ignore the language of a recent cabinet decision declaring that the CRTC's wholesale rates were too low to encourage network...

Bell tells court cabinet decision on wholesale ‘vindicates’ its concerns

telecom | 08/20/2020 5:52 pm EDT

BCE Inc. and a coalition of cable companies have submitted letters to the...

Bell bringing cabinet’s wholesale appeal response to Federal Court

telecom | 08/17/2020 7:56 pm EDT

Lawyers representing BCE Inc. have asked a Federal Court of Appeal judge to...

Network outage impacts services in Ontario, Quebec

telecom | 08/06/2020 6:52 pm EDT

A network outage left wireless, internet and TV customers in Ontario and Quebec without service for about 45 minutes on Thursday. Consumers, mostly with BCE Inc., began reporting the outage on social media soon after 12 p.m. A...

CIRA, CIPPIC, BCCLA intervene in site-blocking case

telecom | 08/04/2020 5:07 pm EDT

In a much-watched appeal of Canada's first-ever site-blocking court order, three separate opponents of the order have filed two interventions asking the Federal Court of Appeal to strike down the order.  In the first of the two interventions, the Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy & Public Interest Clinic at the University of Ottawa (CIPPIC) and the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) jointly argue that the orders disrupt a balance between rights-holders and the free dissemination of information grounded in the Copyright Act, and that the order supersedes...

Most telecoms say no need for paper billing rules

telecom | 07/06/2020 5:19 pm EDT

Telecoms and broadcasters have overwhelmingly urged the CRTC not to intervene in billing practices, arguing billing formats act as “competitive differentiators,” while the majority of public submissions call for 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...

Bell was previously in favour of retroactive payments, TekSavvy argues

telecom | 06/26/2020 8:34 pm EDT

BCE Inc.'s argument that retroactive payments mandated by the CRTC in its August wholesale rate decision are an unconstitutional tax is a "disguised attack" on the "entire rate setting regime" laid...

TekSavvy argues Rogers unfairly applying ITMP

telecom | 06/10/2020 4:12 pm EDT

TekSavvy Solutions Inc. has asked the CRTC to force Rogers Communications Inc. to stop applying an...

Wholesale rates stay ‘forces’ Distributel to apply temporary surcharge

telecom | 06/03/2020 3:18 pm EDT

Distributel Communications Ltd. will charge a “very small” number of customers a $5 temporary surcharge on each internet bill, due to a legal challenge against last year’s wholesale rates decrease, the company has announced.  In a letter to affected customers dated June 2, Distributel said the Federal Court of Appeal’s granting of a stay until the appeal had been held meant it was “currently paying the rates that the CRTC found were too high” and had forced it to add the...

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...

Wholesale rate appeal to go ahead in June via video conference

telecom | 05/25/2020 6:05 pm EDT

A Federal Court of Appeal judge has rejected the argument made by the incumbent telecom companies last week that their appeal of the CRTC's wholesale broadband rates decision is too complicated to be...

Companies behind site-blocking order want interventions limited

telecom | 05/22/2020 5:05 pm EDT

In an ongoing appeal of Canada's first-ever site-blocking order, BCE Inc., Rogers Communications Inc., and Quebecor Inc. are asking a judge to either throw out or limit the scope of submissions from a...

Incumbents ask court for delay of wholesale rate appeal 

telecom | 05/21/2020 6:01 pm EDT

Incumbent cable companies have asked a Federal Court of Appeal judge to delay their appeal of the CRTC's wholesale rates decision until the proceeding can be conducted in person.  In a letter...

Wholesale debate moves to transport in CRTC rural broadband consult

telecom | 05/15/2020 2:33 pm EDT

The familiar argument over wholesale access has made its way to a CRTC consultation on how to remove barriers to rural broadband rollouts, with smaller providers arguing the regulator should mandate...

Premier League and Dazn support site blocking order

telecom | 05/12/2020 7:48 pm EDT

A consortium of rights holders — including the top tier of English soccer, the Premier League, sports streaming service Dazn and industry trade groups for book publishers — wants the Federal Court of Appeal to uphold...

Conservatives and NDP united for enforcement of wholesale rates

telecom | 05/05/2020 5:27 pm EDT

Opposition parties that normally hold differing views on any given issue...

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...

Retroactive payments for wholesale rates are not a tax: CNOC

telecom | 04/29/2020 5:45 pm EDT

In a Tuesday filing with the Federal Court of Appeal, the Canadian Network Operators Consortium (CNOC) said that the appeal of the CRTC's August wholesale rate decision by some six companies should be thrown out, because the CRTC's order meets policy directives established by the federal government. Furthermore, CNOC argues in the filing, BCE Inc.'s argument in its original appeal that the slashed retroactive rates applied by the regulator amount to an unconstitutional tax has "no merit," and the telecom companies’ appeal falls outside of the scope of the Telecommunications Act, because...

‘Work together,’ CRTC tells wholesale-based ISPs, incumbents

telecom | 04/23/2020 1:21 pm EDT

The CRTC has responded to a letter from The Canadian Network Operators...

TekSavvy also calls for lower, emergency wholesale rates

telecom | 04/14/2020 6:42 pm EDT

TekSavvy Solutions Inc. is joining a call made last week by Conservative...

Incumbents using COVID-19 to tamper with procedures, CNOC, TekSavvy claim

telecom | 04/09/2020 8:07 pm EDT

The Canadian Network Operators Consortium (CNOC) and TekSavvy Solutions Inc. are alleging that the incumbent telecoms from whom they purchase wholesale high-speed internet access are making changes to...

Rempel Garner calls on Bains, CRTC to enforce wholesale rates

telecom | 04/09/2020 5:15 pm EDT

Conservative industry critic Michelle Rempel Garner has called on...

Teksavvy lays off staff, increases internet bills

telecom | 03/26/2020 6:39 pm EDT

Teksavvy Solutions Inc. has laid off 130 staff and will implement a flat $5 bill increase for its residential internet customers as of May, saying a legal challenge against last year’s wholesale rate reduction, combined with the COVID-19 pandemic, left the company with no...

COVID-19 prompts multiple ISPs to suspend data caps

telecom | 03/13/2020 5:46 pm EDT

Multiple Canadian internet providers have suspended caps on data usage as they prepare for a huge...

Site-blocking further expanded in GoldTV case

Media | 03/13/2020 4:28 pm EDT

BCE Inc., Quebecor Inc.'s Groupe TVA, and Rogers Communications Inc. — the trio of companies behind Canada's first ever website-blocking order — have submitted a draft order adding new domains to the Federal Court.  In a...

Canadian prices will ‘always be higher’: Bragg

telecom | 02/21/2020 7:40 pm EST

GATINEAU, Que. — According to Lee Bragg, CEO of Bragg Communications Inc.’s Eastlink, it is “really...

Teksavvy asks Competition Bureau to investigate Rogers, Bell

telecom | 02/20/2020 6:42 pm EST

The Competition Bureau has been asked to investigate a “pattern of anti-competitive activities” in wholesale and retail internet markets by BCE Inc. and Rogers Communications, in a complaint filed...

CIPPIC, CIRA to challenge court authority in site-blocking case

telecom | 02/07/2020 3:54 pm EST

Both the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) and the Canadian...

VMedia blasts ‘regressive’ BTLR recommendation

telecom | 02/05/2020 4:38 pm EST

VMedia Inc. says a recommendation from the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review...

Teksavvy calls for public support in wholesale rates battle

telecom | 01/20/2020 3:47 pm EST

TekSavvy Solutions Inc. has launched a public campaign urging the federal government to reject petitions filed by the major telecommunications providers, calling on it to reverse a CRTC decision that...

Incumbents, small telecoms pan Competition Bureau MVNO proposal

telecom | 01/14/2020 5:54 pm EST

Telecom providers both big and small have unanimously rejected a...

Court docs detail expansion of Canadian website-blocking order

Media | 01/08/2020 4:58 pm EST

Fresh documents are shedding light on how Canada’s first piracy case involving court-ordered website-blocking is playing out — revealing methods used by BCE Inc. to keep up with an expanding list of sites, and that Bell, Rogers Communications Inc. and Quebecor Inc. sent...

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...

Videotron ‘diving’ like a soccer player over gigabit internet: TekSavvy

telecom | 11/27/2019 4:15 pm EST

Quebecor Inc.’s cancellation of its gigabit internet service is akin to a soccer player diving, or feigning injury to draw a penalty, TekSavvy Solutions Inc. is arguing in an intervention to the...

TekSavvy files appeal against site-blocking order

telecom | 11/25/2019 4:19 pm EST

Internet service provider TekSavvy Solutions Inc. has appealed a Federal Court order requiring ISPs to...

Court orders Canadian ISPs to block pirate website for the first time

Media | 11/15/2019 6:35 pm EST

In a precedent-setting decision, a Federal Court judge has ordered internet...

Large telecoms say small ISPs should be subject to Internet Code too

telecom | 11/08/2019 5:20 pm EST

A few months ahead of the introduction of the CRTC’s Internet Code, scheduled for Jan. 31,, a grouping of the largest telecom companies in the country are asking the regulator to make the code apply to smaller internet service providers as well.  In the filing to the CRTC dated Oct. 29, a battery of facilities-based internet providers --  BCE Inc, Bragg Communications Inc.’s Eastlink, Cogeco  Inc., Quebecor Inc., Rogers Communications Inc., Shaw Communications Inc., Saskatchewan...

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...

CRTC has no jurisdiction over site-blocking request, big telecoms argue

Media | 09/26/2019 5:31 pm EDT

BCE Inc., Quebecor Inc. and Rogers Communications Inc. are arguing in...

Federal Court could hold wholesale rate hearing on Friday

telecom | 09/25/2019 4:33 pm EDT

A Federal Court judge is asking BCE Inc. to explain why it should hold an oral hearing about whether it should review and freeze a CRTC decision that slashed wholesale internet rates big telecoms...

Site-blocking is domain of CRTC, TekSavvy tells court

telecom | 09/24/2019 9:16 pm EDT

Even if the large telecoms satisfy the court’s threshold to move forward with forcing internet service...

Distributel asks court for ability to challenge future site-blocking

Media | 09/19/2019 7:22 pm EDT

In the event Federal Court allows a site-blocking application brought by...

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...

Ordering pirate site blocking would ‘leapfrog’ BTLR: TekSavvy lawyer

Media | 09/13/2019 3:42 pm EDT

OTTAWA — On the second and final day of a potentially precedent-setting court hearing on site-blocking, a Federal Court judge gave the parties until Wednesday to negotiate a revised draft site...

Telecoms’ site-blocking court request ‘draconian,’ TekSavvy argues

Media | 09/11/2019 6:10 pm EDT

OTTAWA — Lawyers representing BCE Inc., Quebecor Inc.’s Groupe TVA, and Rogers Communications Inc. asked a Federal Court judge this morning for a court order that would force a number of internet service providers to block what they say are two “pirate” sites, GoldTV.ca and GoldTV.biz. The court order would, lawyers for the telecom companies said, set a...

New aggregated wholesale rates ‘fair,’ ‘reasonable’: smaller ISPs

telecom | 08/15/2019 6:16 pm EDT

Wholesale-based ISPs are praising a decision by the CRTC to lower the rates...

Federal Court rules Rogers entitled to $35 per hour for subscriber disclosure 

Media | 08/08/2019 6:22 pm EDT

The Federal Court is setting at $35 the hourly rate that Rogers...

Federal Court grants injunction against GoldTV 

telecom | 08/07/2019 6:51 pm EDT

OTTAWA — A Federal Court judge has granted an interim ban on what the big telecom companies are...

Some consumers uncertain about wholesale competitor quality: Comp Bureau

telecom | 08/07/2019 11:00 am EDT

Despite being “impressed” by the competitive presence of...

CRTC asks wireless providers to justify post-data cap throttling

telecom | 07/04/2019 4:52 pm EDT

The CRTC has asked several telecoms to explain how their throttling of wireless speeds once customers exceed their data allotments doesn’t violate the commission’s regulatory policy on internet traffic management practices (ITMPs). In a June 28 letter posted to its website this week, the regulator issued requests for information to eight telecoms related to their use of ITMPs. That includes questions to Shaw Communications Inc.’s Freedom Mobile, Rogers Communications Inc. regarding its Chatr flanker brand, and BCE Inc.’s Bell MTS and Lucky Mobile about throttling mobile speeds after...

Shaw says patience, not regulation, required to see organic MVNO market

telecom | 05/17/2019 4:55 pm EDT

Shaw Communications Inc.’s Freedom, the country’s major fourth wireless player, says it is most susceptible to harm if the CRTC decides to mandate MVNO access to incumbent facilities, and that...

Long-time TekSavvy lawyer appointed to Federal Court

Media | 05/06/2019 4:25 pm EDT

Nicholas McHaffie, who served as counsel to TekSavvy Solutions Inc. in its long-running legal saga against movie studios looking to get the personal information of Canadians in copyright cases, has been appointed to the Federal...

Telus appealing CRTC speed cap relief

telecom | 04/18/2019 5:00 pm EDT

Telus Corp. is going to court over the CRTC’s decision last month to grant smaller internet providers a...

Small telecoms call for more forceful language in policy direction

telecom | 04/16/2019 6:19 pm EDT

The CRTC’s new, consumer-focused policy direction doesn’t go far...

CanWISP asks BTLR for help solving disagreements with incumbents

telecom | 03/29/2019 3:19 pm EDT

There should be a mechanism in place to help resolve disputes between small ISPs and incumbents, an organization representing wireless internet service providers told the panel in charge of reviewing...

CRTC lifts 100 Mbps wholesale internet speed cap – for now

telecom | 03/21/2019 5:39 pm EDT

The CRTC has quietly informed wholesale-based internet service providers...

TekSavvy to lobby feds on speed caps in disaggregated regime

telecom | 03/15/2019 5:14 pm EDT

TekSavvy Solutions Inc. has hired a new consultant lobbyist to raise...

CRTC defends CMR practices in letter to TekSavvy

telecom | 03/07/2019 4:56 pm EST

The CRTC said it has improved the timely release of data it siphons through its communications monitoring report (CMR) and will continue to pursue shortening those timelines, according to a letter addressed to TekSavvy Solutions...

‘Competition’ definition key to impact of new CRTC directive: experts

telecom | 02/27/2019 6:08 pm EST

The new policy direction for the CRTC announced by the federal government Tuesday is a blunt message to the regulator to make some changes, but the extent to which it will...