SpaceX granted basic telecom license in Canada

The Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunication Commission (CRTC) is granting Space Exploration Technologies Corp., also known as SpaceX, a Basic International...

October 19th, 2020 Tom Li

CRTC mobile sales practice review reveals accessibility pains

The Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission has found that while most Canadians are happy with their sales interactions with Canadian...

October 6th, 2020 Tom Li

How did the CRTC block its own wholesale internet prices?

Like a car in bad traffic, the CRTC’s wholesale internet rate has once again been halted, this time by the...

October 1st, 2020 Tom Li

Why the Federal Court dismissed the incumbents’ CRTC internet rates appeal

The Federal Court yesterday dismissed an appeal submitted by the incumbent internet service providers last year. The appeal was filed...

September 11th, 2020 Tom Li

CRTC says you’re getting the internet speeds you’re paying for

Canadians are receiving higher-than-advertised internet speeds from major internet service providers (ISPs), found the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)....

September 10th, 2020 Tom Li

Suspended CRTC wholesale internet price gets the nod from Bell, but reseller ISP warns of higher subscription costs

As the CRTC continues its internet wholesale rates review, suspending its proposed 2019 rate has caused one internet reseller to...

August 19th, 2020 Tom Li

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CRTC greenlights Bell’s spam fighting AI

The Canadian Radio and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) yesterday approved of Bell Canada's new AI-based anti-spam system on a 90-day trial basis....

June 10th, 2020 Tom Li

TekSavvy hikes prices for all residential internet subscribers, and says it may need to do it again

The dramatic surge in internet usage amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and the suspended CRTC wholesale pricing are making life difficult...

March 27th, 2020 Tom Li

ISED details 3,500MHz 5G spectrum auction criterias

The Innovation, Science, and Economic Development (ISED) of Canada has detailed the guidelines surrounding the upcoming 3,500MHz wireless spectrum frequency...

March 5th, 2020 Tom Li