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New CRTC wholesale rules won’t change telco FTTH strategies: analysts

telecom | 07/23/2015 8:59 pm EDT

A day after the CRTC said it would mandate wholesale access to fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) networks by small ISPs, financial analysts said the move likely won’t have a significant impact on investments in FTTH networks by large telecoms. The CRTC’s new ‘disaggregated’ wholesale system, announced yesterday as part of the regulator’s decision on a review of the wholesale wireline regime, will include access to FTTH and will be implemented in Ontario and Quebec...