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

Canadian government and Shaw pull new fibre optic line in rural B.C.

A joint program between Shaw Communications and the Canadian government will pull 40 km of fibre optic cable between Whistler...

September 18th, 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

Distributel is the latest independent internet provider to increase prices

Following TekSavvy and Start.ca, Distributel became yet another independent internet service provider (ISP) to raise its subscription fees due to...

August 21st, 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

Ontario government to invest $150 million into rural area network development

The Ontario provincial government has announced a $150 million investment in providing reliable broadband and cellular services to rural communities...

June 4th, 2020 Tom Li

TekSavvy asks for emergency relief from CRTC

Independent Ontario internet service provider (ISP) TekSavvy called upon the Canadian Radio and Telecommunication Commission (CRTC) to establish emergency provisions...

April 14th, 2020 Tom Li

Bell, Rogers, Telus and others temporarily remove internet data caps

As the COVID-19 virus keeps more of the workforce home, major Canadian internet service providers (ISPs) are removing the monthly...

March 17th, 2020 Tom Li