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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 allow them to make fresh submissions in the already-heard appeal of the CRTC's wholesale rates,...

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 Industry critic Michelle Rempel Garner that the CRTC intervene to lower its wholesale rates to the level determined in its August 2019 decision, on an emergency basis.  On Monday TekSavvy said in a...

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...

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...

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...

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 panel’s report that stipulates a primary reliance on “market forces” could stifle competition in Canada’s telecommunications industry, if enacted. Recommendation 28...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Lack of clear CRTC industry data is an obstacle: small ISPs

telecom | 02/13/2019 8:47 pm EST

TekSavvy Solutions Inc. has filed a complaint with the CRTC flagging a concern that the regulator’s latest data report doesn’t provide a clear picture of the industry, which could make it more...

ISPs can resell wholesale service to other providers: CRTC

telecom | 12/11/2018 5:59 pm EST

The CRTC has sided with a small telecom that was reselling wholesale...

Big telecoms ask MPs for beefed up anti-piracy measures

Media | 09/27/2018 12:37 pm EDT

Some of the battles taking place before the CRTC related to site-blocking...

Bains says spectrum auction dates to give industry predictability

telecom | 06/06/2018 6:51 pm EDT

TORONTO — Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains announced Wednesday the...

Making net neutrality law redundant: telecom execs

Media | 06/05/2018 9:37 pm EDT

TORONTO — If there was a single point of agreement among panelists representing both small and big internet service providers (ISPs) on a panel discussing regulatory issues at the Telecom Summit in Toronto, it was on what they said is a redundancy in imposing net...

Basic service should include wholesale rates: TekSavvy

Media | 04/11/2016 10:12 pm EDT

GATINEAU, Que. — On the first day of the CRTC’s hearing on what basic telecom services should be available to all Canadians, small ISP TekSavvy Solutions Inc. asked the CRTC to...