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Iristel asks CRTC for incumbents’ MVNO template agreements

telecom | 08/24/2021 5:55 pm EDT

The CRTC has said it will consider a procedural request from Iristel Inc. to direct the incumbent wireless carriers to publicize their template agreements for wholesale mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) and seamless roaming services, in a letter published this week. ...

Court to hear Telus challenge to CRTC wireless review decision 

telecom | 08/12/2021 1:13 pm EDT

The Federal Court of Appeal will take up a Telus Corp. challenge to two aspects of the CRTC's April wireless review decision.  In a Wednesday decision, the court granted Telus' request for leave to appeal, in which the telecom company is seeking to fight provisions...

Telus appeals seamless roaming in CRTC’s wireless review decision

telecom | 05/14/2021 6:54 pm EDT

Telus Corp. is seeking permission to appeal two provisions of the CRTC's April decision flowing from the commission's wireless review.  While Telus is not seeking to appeal the central decision of...

Quebecor “pleased” with CRTC MVNO decision

telecom | 05/13/2021 6:10 pm EDT

Quebecor Inc. CEO Pierre Karl Péladeau added his voice to a chorus of...

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...

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 Competitive Network Operators of Canada (CNOC) and its member company Distributel Communications...

Cogeco revenue up, profit dips

Media | 04/14/2021 5:36 pm EDT

Cogeco Inc. announced another increase in revenue with its second-quarter results Tuesday as it awaits...

New urgency for MVNO hopefuls following Rogers-Shaw deal

telecom | 03/18/2021 12:09 pm EDT

Monday’s announcement of a deal for Rogers Communications Inc. to acquire...

Bell calls for Competition Bureau report to be struck from wireless review

telecom | 08/06/2020 7:15 pm EDT

BCE Inc. has asked the CRTC to strike a Competition Bureau report...

Either disclose or withdraw MVNO layoff threat, CRTC tells Telus

telecom | 06/22/2020 6:10 pm EDT

The CRTC is asking Telus Corp. to publicly release a resolution from the...

Competition Bureau, telecoms MVNO stance unchanged by COVID-19

telecom | 06/03/2020 6:00 pm EDT

The Competition Bureau says its advocacy for a temporary hybrid mobile...

Rogers says further regulation could lead to capex cuts

telecom | 01/22/2020 6:09 pm EST

Rogers Communications Inc. has warned that, depending on what regulatory...

Telecom in the spotlight in new Bains mandate letter

Media | 12/13/2019 9:25 pm EST

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has delivered a greatly expanded set of telecom and internet-related authorities to returning Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains in this year’s mandate letter.  The letter, released Friday, points to increased focus on the telecom sector,...

Comp. Bureau, telecoms, have until Dec. 18 to defend report confidentiality

telecom | 12/13/2019 2:01 pm EST

The CRTC has responded to requests to divulge the methodology and confidential data in the Competition Bureau’s report on mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs), giving the bureau and telecoms who...

Competition Bureau endorses limited MVNO model

telecom | 11/25/2019 10:12 am EST

The Competition Bureau is officially endorsing a policy that would temporarily mandate access to the incumbents’ network infrastructure by mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs), the watchdog said Monday. The recommendation...

Cogeco ‘very optimistic on wireless’: CEO

telecom | 10/31/2019 5:54 pm EDT

Cogeco Inc. is looking forward to the upcoming spectrum auctions in 2020, especially since Innovation, Science, and Economic Development put in place new tier 5 spectrum licensing rules this past summer.  The new licenses,...

CRTC delays MVNO hearing to Feb. 18

telecom | 10/28/2019 4:10 pm EDT

The CRTC’s public hearing in its review of mobile wireless services, which was originally scheduled to be held in January, has now been pushed back to Feb. 18. The regulator said in a notice Monday that the Competition Bureau...

Liberals, Conservatives promise new rules for Netflix

Media | 09/30/2019 5:27 pm EDT

The Liberal Party platform, released Sunday, includes promises of new regulations for Canadian content on streaming services — while the Conservatives gear up to announce new taxes affecting foreign digital giants, the specifics of which are still unclear. As Heritage...

Shaw’s McAleese says no ‘use case’ for MVNOs in Canada

telecom | 06/04/2019 3:42 pm EDT

TORONTO — Paul McAleese, president of wireless at Shaw Communications...