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CRTC sides with regional wireless carriers in roaming decision

telecom | 04/06/2022 6:24 pm EDT

The CRTC mostly accepted the arguments of small wireless carriers against the big three in a ruling on seamless handoff and 5G roaming. In a lengthy decision issued Wednesday, the commission sought to make life easier for the regional players by finding in their favour in...

Cogeco, Xplornet get $81.36 million in connectivity funding

Media | 05/04/2021 5:41 pm EDT

Cogeco Inc. and Xplornet Inc. are getting a combined $81.36 million to connect more than 18,000 households to high-speed internet in the Outaouais region of Quebec.  The funding announcement from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) Tuesday followed another from the day before, which indicated Telus Corp. and Sogetel Inc. are getting $38 million for similar projects.  The funding announced Tuesday covers more than two-thirds of the costs of the two companies’ projects, which totals $112.09 million, stated the release from ISED.  Xplornet is getting $57.5...