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Telcos double down on assertion that CRTC needs to forgo further broadband fund collections

telecom | 09/25/2023 8:08 pm EDT

As the CRTC’s review of its broadband fund continues, many telcos and other stakeholders are struggling to agree on how it can best be improved. In a collection of replies...

Cogeco appoints Tim Dinesen as CTO

telecom | 09/07/2023 4:50 pm EDT

Cogeco Inc. is appointing Tim Dinesen, experienced tech executive and telecommunications consultant, as its senior vice president and CTO. According to the company’s Thursday release, he will be taking up the new position at its head office in Montreal on Sept. 11.  "Tim's impressive track record, extensive experience in telecommunications, and passion for technology make him the ideal candidate for this highly strategic position at Cogeco as our business...

Xplore’s FTTP network 95% complete in Quebec

telecom | 08/24/2023 5:22 pm EDT

In a press release Thursday, Xplore Inc. announced that over 27,000 Quebec homes and businesses are now...

Xplore launches Jupiter 3 satellite

telecom | 07/31/2023 12:13 pm EDT

Xplore Inc. anticipates connecting consumers to high-speed internet as early as this fall after...

CRTC urged to put a moratorium on broadband fund contributions

telecom | 07/24/2023 5:37 pm EDT

Telecoms and other stakeholders have had their say on proposed changes to...

Bell takeover of MTS didn’t produce expected benefits, CCPA says

telecom | 07/05/2023 4:24 pm EDT

BCE Inc.’s takeover of MTS six years ago has not proved beneficial to the prairie province, a new study concludes. The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives issued For Whom the Bell Tolls: The...

Xplore reaches 16,000 Quebec premises to connect to its FTTP network

telecom | 05/17/2023 5:54 pm EDT

In a press release Tuesday Xplore Inc.  said it reached 16,000 premises to connect to its new fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) network. Xplore said it providing up to...

Xplore announced Rizwan Jamal as president

telecom | 04/25/2023 4:54 pm EDT

Xplore Inc. Tuesday announced the appointment of Rizwan Jamal as president and chief commercial officer starting on May 1.  Jamal will be responsible for sales, marketing, and product development functions, according to a...

Network resiliency working group wants to expand CRTC authority over municipal infrastructure, provincially-regulated utilities

telecom | 03/22/2023 5:07 pm EDT

A working group composed of Canadian telecommunication service providers (CTSPs) and experts from the department of Innovation Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)...

Xplore CEO stepping down; search for replacement launched

telecom | 02/24/2023 5:04 pm EST

Xplore Inc. has announced that the company's CEO Allison Lenehan will be...

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...

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...