Home Page News Briefs People Media Telecom Archives About Us GET FREE NEWS UPDATES
Advertising Subscribe Reuse & Permissions
The Hill Times Parliament Now The Lobby Monitor HTCareers


PQ leadership candidate says nationalizing Internet networks a possibility

telecom | 08/30/2016 5:27 pm EDT

Martine Ouellet, who is currently running for leadership of Quebec’s Parti Quebecois, says that she would consider nationalizing Internet infrastructure in the province if telecoms don’t improve service and cut prices. The Canadian Press reported Monday that Ouellet said that users should pay one reduced rate for Internet access, which would be even lower for low-income individuals, and that Quebecers should have 1 GB speeds. "If there is a lack of co-operation, I am...