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  1. CRTC Begins Three-Week Hearing on Internet Services in Canada, Looking at Whether High-Speed Services Should be Considered a Right

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    Today, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) began a three-week hearing to examine the basic telecommunications services that Canadians need to participate in the digital economy. The hearing, which is taking place in the National Capital Region, is looking at...
  2. Report Reveals Top 5 Online Activities Conducted by People in Canada

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    Today, two weeks before the beginning of a public hearing being held on telecommunication services in Canada, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced they have added a public opinion research report to the public record of its proceedings, in turn...
  3. CRTC Completes Plan to Bring Internet to Remote Communities in Canada Via Bell, MTS and Telus

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    The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced today that more than 280 rural and remote communities in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec now have access to broadband Internet services. Under a plan that was approved by the CRTC in 2010...
  4. CRTC Regulates Rates and Big Cell Phone Players

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    Today, the CRTC determined it necessary to regulate the wholesale roaming rates of Canada’s three largest cell phone carriers in order to foster greater competition in the Canadian mobile market. This mandate comes on the heels of a public hearing held on the issue in Gatineau, Quebec. The...
  5. CRTC kicks off hearings on high-speed internet cost, access

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    The CRTC today kicked off hearings that could determine the future of internet service in Canada. The purpose of the hearings is to determine how much access small internet service providers should have to high-speed service across the country. A few years ago, the regulatory body introduced...
  6. CRTC kicks off hearings on the future of Canadian television

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    The CRTC yesterday commenced hearings to determine the future of television in Canada. The broadcast regulator will be hearing proposals from companies and individuals; the outcome of these hearings could heavily alter the way television content is delivered to Canadians. CRTC chairman...
  7. CRTC Begins Public Hearing on Wireless Code

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    The CRTC has started a week of public hearings for a proposed wireless code, with 3-year cellphone contracts dominating the agenda. Held in Gatineau, Quebec from February 11-15, the regulator is determined to establish a set of national standards for the content and clarity of cellphone...
  8. BCE Plans to Rival Netflix

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    George Cope, CEO of BCE, said that if the acquisition of Astral Media goes through, a made-in-Canada competitor to Netflix, available in English and French, will be launched. In defending BCE's purchase of Astral at the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission hearing on...