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Shaw-Rogers deal would decrease competition, even with Freedom divestiture to Quebecor: analyst 

telecom | 09/28/2021 6:19 pm EDT

Even if the Competition Bureau forces Shaw Communications Inc. to spin off its wireless Freedom Mobile brand as part of the bureau's approval of the deal with Rogers...

CNOC says Rogers failing to comply with CRTC request 

telecom | 05/11/2021 5:12 pm EDT

In an escalation of an ongoing fight over upgrades to a new modem, the Competitive Network Operators of Canada (CNOC) has accused Rogers Communications Inc. of failing to comply with a CRTC directive to confirm that it will continue to allow the installation of a particular type of modem for its third-party internet wholesale customers while a dispute over the modems is before the CRTC.  In a Monday letter to the CRTC, CNOC wrote that Rogers has instead told CNOC that it will not require the updated modems until December 31, 2021.  "Rogers does not confirm that TPIA customers will not...

ISED rejects request to delay 3500 MHz auction following MVNO decision

telecom | 04/29/2021 6:31 pm EDT

Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne has rejected a call by the...

Delay 3500 MHz auction: CNOC to ISED

telecom | 04/19/2021 6:10 pm EDT

The Competitive Network Operators of Canada (CNOC) have requested a 90-day delay to the 3,500 MHz spectrum auction, currently scheduled to take place in June.  In a Monday letter addressed to Innovation Minister...

Cable no substitute in wholesale service gap areas: CNOC

telecom | 05/19/2017 4:46 pm EDT

The presence of cable infrastructure in locations where there is no telco option for wholesale Internet service is not a sufficient alternative, small Internet service providers (ISPS) are arguing in...