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CNOC back regional carriers’ call for roaming rates review

telecom | 06/24/2022 5:00 pm EDT

The Competitive Network Operators of Canada has filed an intervention in support of a Part 1 request for the CRTC to review the methodology by which the regulator sets roaming tariffs.  In a June 23 intervention, CNOC argued that the original application from a...

CNOC makes appeal to CRTC chair personally

Media | 03/18/2022 3:36 pm EDT

The industry group Competitive Network Operators of Canada (CNOC) has sent a letter personally addressed to CRTC chair Ian Scott, asking Scott to both "resolve the commission’s backlog of competition moving decisions as soon as possible," as well as "consider [his] ongoing...

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...

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 François-Philippe Champagne, CNOC points to both Rogers Communications Inc.'s proposed acquisition of Shaw Communications Inc. and the CRTC's decision last week restricting access to incumbent wireless networks to regional facilities-based competitors as reasons for delaying the auction.  "The combined effect of the Wireless Decision coming after the deadline to participate in...

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...