Bell Aliant Gives Atlantic Customers More This Fall With FibreOP

Earlier this fall, Halifax-based Bell Aliant, announced new enhancements for customers in Atlantic Canada that will provide access to an improved TV viewing experience, and faster Internet.

Facebook Drone to Bring Internet to Remote Locations Across Earth

Facebook is to begin test flights later this year for a solar powered drone that will bring Internet to remote locations throughout the world.

CRTC Lowering Rates for Internet Services in Northern Canada

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today required Northwestel to lower the rates for certain residential Internet services by 10 to 30%.

Unlimited Internet Access Available with Revamped Packages from Rogers

New, revamped internet packages are being introduced by Rogers with the introduction of the Rogers Ignite plan,which has just been made available to consumers across Canada.

Mobile devices have nearly doubled the time Canadians spend online

A new report has revealed just how much time Canadians are spending online. Hint: it`s a lot. According to measurement firm comScore, there were almost 28 million Canadians accessing the internet with a computer as of August. They spent an average of 39 hours a month on the web when using a desktop or laptop. […]

Canadians will no longer need to give 30-days notice to cancel TV, internet or phone service

Looks like another strike for the Big Three telcos. The CRTC today announced that Canadians will no longer have to give their provider advance notice if they would like to cancel their television subscription service. This is the first, of presumably many, decisions to come out of the CRTC’s “Let’s Talk TV” public hearings that […]

CRTC seeks to end Nortwestel telephone monopoly in Northern Canada

In a Telecom ruling handed down today, the CRTC says it will open up Canada’s North to local telephone competition starting next May.

The federal regulator says residents in many parts of the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut will have the option to choose from competing telephone service providers as of May 1, 2012.

Important CRTC Decisions over the last five years

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is federal agency responsible for regulating and supervising the Canadian broadcasting and telecommunications systems.

The regulator`s mandate is to ensure that both the broadcasting and telecommunications systems serve the Canadian public.

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