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Senate ‘one-size-fits-all’ spectrum deployment bill is counter-intuitive: CWTA, CanWisp, ISED

telecom | 03/09/2023 2:45 pm EST

Telecom experts say that a Senate bill that would force spectrum licence holders to deploy service to at least 50 per cent of its geographic population within three years of...

Senators call for CBC to keep traditional broadcasting model

Media | 03/09/2023 2:22 pm EST

Members of the Senate are calling on the CBC/Radio-Canada to maintain its current broadcasting regime, saying it is necessary for those in areas with limited internet access.  On Feb. 7 CBC president and CEO Catherine Tait said in an interview with the Globe and Mail that the public broadcaster would be transitioning to a digital-only model over the course of the coming decades. Dennis Patterson of the Canadian Senators Group raised the matter in Wednesday’s...