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CRTC fumbles MVNO decision, gives carriers the ball

By Ted Kritsonis

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission’s (CRTC) decision to slam the door on Wi-Fi-first wireless resellers — for the second time — shows how out of step the whole wireless industry is in Canada.

Canadian AI Tool Tracks Public Input to Government Agency Consultations

When Canada’s broadcast and telecom agency asked for public input about whether the Internet should be regarded as a basic need, well, Canadians responded big time. More than 65,000 pages of submitted materials were received by the Canadian Radio-Television and…

Locking ban makes stronger case to avoid phone contracts

By Ted Kritsonis

Starting on Dec. 1, carriers will no longer be able to sell smartphones locked to their network, potentially opening up a stagnant wireless market in Canada. If it does make it easier to leave from one carrier to go to another, will Canadians take advantage of the opportunity?

Where your cable bills may be headed in 2017

By Ted Kritsonis

Paying for cable might seem anachronistic for younger consumers who have either already cut the cord, or never had cable, but for those who still do, this looks to be a year of uncertainty.

Canadians will find out soon if cheaper Internet is coming

By Ted Kritsonis

If high prices for home Internet have been eating away at your budget, some relief may be on the way, depending on a recent ruling by the Canadian Radio-television Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to slash wholesale rates larger providers charge smaller ones.