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CRTC has wrong focus on digital divide, carriers complain

The federal telecom regulator is wasting a lot of time on finding ways to close the digital divide between urban...

June 8th, 2016 Howard Solomon

CRTC to review satellite Internet pricing in Nunavut, N.W.T. and Yukon

A report commissioned by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunication Commissioned found that Internet speeds in Nunavut and parts of the...

April 16th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

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CRTC lowers Internet rates in Northern Canada

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Communications (CRTC) has ordered NorthwesTel Inc., the local Internet and phone service provider in Northern...

March 5th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

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TV white space to provide ‘super Wi-Fi’ coverage for rural areas

Wireless broadband Internet access will be available to more rural and near-urban areas in Canada with the release by Industry...

February 6th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

Government looking for ISPs to provide rural high-speed Internet

The federal government is looking for Internet service providers that will provide high-speed Internet service to rural areas in the...

October 16th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Ontario county moxie helps lure a telecom consultant

Local counties and regions across the country that have invested in broadband often have case studies for boasting how they...

July 31st, 2014 Howard Solomon

More rural broadband help on the way

Ottawa wants to hear from the telecom industry on its plans to widen the licencing for spectrum in the 2...

May 23rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Federal government to put $305 million more into rural broadband

There’s still no national digital strategy, but the federal government is promising to put another $305 million over five years to...

February 12th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Second satellite to broaden Xplornet’s coverage

Second satellite to broaden Xplornet’s coverage

The second phase in Xplornet Communication’s plan to bring improved fixed wireless broadband coverage to rural Canada began Thursday with...

July 6th, 2012 Howard Solomon