Industry veteran Ian Scott is new CRTC chairman

Ian Scott will be named the next chairman of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission on Tuesday, according to media...

July 18th, 2017 Brian Jackson

TNW Wireless asks CRTC to compel Bell, Telus to make wholesale roaming agreements

A wireless provider that wants to offer data-only phone subscriptions across Canada is appealing to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications...

July 4th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Is the next Mike Lazaridis still waiting for high speed Internet?

As we celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, it’s worth reminding ourselves what it means to be a Canadian. Which brings me...

June 27th, 2017 David Crane

CRTC bans cellphone unlocking fees, orders that all future devices be unlocked

A key rule has been changed for Canada's wireless service providers. Under a Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) ruling...

June 15th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Navdeep Bains at CTS 2017

Liberals ask CRTC to review WiFi roaming decision; start down path to 5G

Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains will direct the Federal Cabinet to review a March 1 decision by...

June 5th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Could CRTC ruling against zero-rating be a boon for ISPs and businesses?

Last week's decision by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to forbid the practice of "zero-rating" - exempting certain...

April 24th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Sugar mobile carrier

CRTC rules smaller mobile carriers cannot let users “permanently roam” on big networks

Canada’s telecommunications body has ordered a small wireless startup to shut down its current services for allowing customers to improperly...

March 2nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Canada ranks on top of Internet affordability: Economist

Canada ranks number one out of 75 countries when it comes to the cost of Internet access relative to income...

March 1st, 2017 Brian Jackson

Nigeria faces net neutrality crisis as carriers consider banning Skype

The absence of net neutrality laws and a revenue crisis faced by telecommunications carriers in Nigeria has led to Internet...

February 22nd, 2017 Brian Jackson