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Mandated wholesale access to FTTP wouldn’t deter investment: Shaw

telecom | 11/28/2014 10:29 pm EST

GATINEAU, Que. — Shaw Communications Inc. on Friday took a different tack than other large Internet service providers that have spoken before the CRTC’s wholesale wireline hearing this week, endorsing mandated wholesale access for fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) connections. Other companies, including BCE Inc. and Cogeco Cable Inc., have told the commission that FTTP is a distinct service from traditional copper connections to the home and should not be opened up to wholesale...