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Quebecor blames bigger providers for sales practices hearings

telecom | 10/25/2018 6:26 pm EDT

GATINEAU — Telecom providers who appeared before the CRTC Thursday said the whole industry shouldn't face more regulation — which could cost them millions — because of a few bad actors, with some pointing fingers at Canada's biggest telecom companies....

Cogeco, SaskTel warn against mandatory wholesale on fibre connections

telecom | 11/27/2014 9:19 pm EST

GATINEAU, Que. — Two Canadian Internet service providers told the CRTC on Thursday that opening up fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) networks to wholesale access could hurt the “fragile” case for spending money to build such networks. Executives from Cogeco Cable Inc. and Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corp. told the commission at the wholesale wireline hearing that FTTP is still an emerging technology and the investment required for connecting consumers directly to fibre...

700 MHz auction ‘biased against regional carriers’: SaskTel

telecom | 02/20/2014 8:09 pm EST

Ron Styles, president of Saskatchewan telecom services provider SaskTel, said Thursday that the 700 MHz wireless spectrum auction’s format was “clearly biased against regional...