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Leiper wants council support for fibre-optic Internet access competition

Ottawa Sun - ‎8 hours ago‎
Council will chime in on a decision to let small Internet providers have access to Bell's fibre optic network after Mayor Jim Watson wrote to the federal cabinet backing Bell's opposition.
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MTS, Shaw both mum on skinny TV

MetroNews Canada - ‎21 hours ago‎
The changes come on the heels of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) order from last year that requires providers to offer more affordable, flexible options.

Cable companies hike prices, but stay mum on upcoming pick-and-pay model

Yahoo Canada Finance - Insight (blog) - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
As the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission's March 1 deadline nears for Canadian cable providers to start offering “pick-and-pay”-style packages, little talk has come from the providers about how the programs will look.
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Prepping for Valentine's Day

Alberta Daily Herald Tribune - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Van Veen said following the recent approval from the CRTC (Canadian Radio Television and Telecommunications Commission), the hope is to have the tower sites ready to go and the station playing in those communities sometime this summer.

CHET TV makes its case for support to the CRTC

Alaska Highway News - ‎Jan 28, 2016‎
Chetwynd's CHET TV made a case to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) on Wednesday, asking the regulator for more local TV funding from cable and satellite providers.

DTES app bridges social service information gap

MetroNews Canada - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Meanwhile, ACORN Canada, an advocacy group for low- and moderate-income residents, has been lobbying the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission for a subsidized $10/month Internet plan for qualifying low-income families as ...
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CRTC's ruling on Canadian ads during the Super Bowl is a fumble

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
... makes the U.S. ads available before the game even begins - is that if a Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission decision withstands a recent court challenge, this will be the last time we'll have to watch those Canadian ads.

Text with 911 now available in the Sault

SooToday.com - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
In January 2013, the Canadian Radio-Television Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced enhancements to 911 to enable deaf, hard of hearing and/or speech impaired (DHHSI) members of the community to communicate with 911 Centers via ...
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Council disconnects with John Tory over internet regulation

MetroNews Canada - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
A Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) ruling last summer ordered large companies like Rogers and Bell to provide smaller internet companies access to their high-speed fibre networks.
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John Tory doesn't seem to get what a conflict of interest is

NOW Magazine - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
It asked Council to express its support for a July 2015 decision by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) requiring big telecom corporations to open up their next-generation networks to smaller companies at wholesale ...

Internet should be affordable for everyone: Editorial

Toronto Star - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
... a basic $10-a-month high-speed home Internet service for people living below the Statistics Canada low-income measure. It's high time for the national regulator, the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), to listen and ...
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Low-income Canadians may draw on food budgets to pay for Internet: group

The Globe and Mail - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
ACORN says the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission should work with business to provide high-speed Internet service for $10 a month to families below Canada's low-income measure.

Warrant Issued For Malware Under Canada's Anti-Spam Law

Mondaq News Alerts (registration) - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission ("CRTC") has executed a warrant under Canada's anti-spam law (commonly known as "CASL") to investigate the installation of malware and the alteration of transmission data.
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Super Bowl 50: Last hurrah for Canadian commercials

Toronto Star - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
In response to viewer complaints, but to the chagrin of marketers, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission is ending sim sub, the simultaneous substitution of Canadian commercials over U.S. ads, beginning with the 2017 Super ...

Robo-adviser Wealthsimple to pitch Super Bowl's Canadian viewers

The Globe and Mail - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
For Mr. Katchen, his smart marketing move will be a one time deal as the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission announced next year “simultaneous substitution” (replacing U.S. spots with Canadian ads) will no longer be allowed ...

CRTC reviewing Internet services

Clarenville Packet - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
The Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is asking Canadians to share their views on the telecommunications services they need to participate in the digital economy.

Fight over Net neutrality heats up

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
Last week, parties filed what are expected to be the final round of comments with the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) on a regulatory challenge to Videotron Ltd.'s Unlimited Music program, which involves ...

Northwestel drops overage charges by $0.50/GB

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
The changes are the result of a Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) ruling from March of last year.
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BCE to hike dividend 5% despite drop in profit

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
But he said it was necessary to bring the division's costs in line with higher content costs and the effect of new rules from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission. The so-called pick-and-pay regime will force television ...
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Cable companies mum on pick-and-pay and cheaper 'skinny' TV packages

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
Last year, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission announced new rules to give viewers more options.
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