Industry experts have welcomed as long overdue recommendations foraggressive deregulation and a shift to less government strong-armpolicies in Canada’s telecommunications sector.

A 400-page report issued to Industry Canada last week by theTelecommunications Policy Review Panel outlines 127 steps toimproving the regulatory framework currently overseen by theCanadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission(CRTC).

The three-member panel, consisting of Gerri Sinclair, Hank Intvenand Andr