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Petitions to overturn recent CRTC decisions gaining steam

telecom | 09/23/2021 7:09 pm EDT

Days after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won another minority government mandate, several petitions to the governor-in-council asking his cabinet to overturn recent CRTC decisions are gaining support.  Wednesday was the deadline for submissions on Data on Tap Inc.'s...

Data on Tap asks Trudeau gov. to review MVNO decision

telecom | 05/04/2021 6:14 pm EDT

Data on Tap Inc., one of the country's hopeful mobile virtual network operators, has filed a petition to the governor in council, asking the government of Justin Trudeau to review the April decision of the CRTC to only mandate access to incumbent mobile networks for a limited number of regional operators.  In a Tuesday release, Data On Tap (which operates under the name dotmobile) CEO Algis Akstinas said that the CRTC's decision "misinterprets Canada’s wireless policy." "Industry analysts, telecom experts, competitive regional providers and even the dominant carriers all recognise...