Archive for September 19th, 2007

System Access Fee Class Action Seeks Billions in Compensation

The Toronto Star reports that a Saskatchewan court has certified a class action against the major telecommunications companies over the widespread use of "system access fees", a deceptive monthly charge added to cell phone bills that appears to be government mandated, but isn't (I touched on it in a column […]

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September 19, 2007 40 comments Must Reads

Prentice Says Spectrum Auction On Track

New Industry Minister Jim Prentice has told the Canadian Press that the planned spectrum auction is on track for this fall.  Prentice emphasized the need to consider both consumer and corporate interests, stating that "this will involve the balancing of the interests of consumers in ensuring they have good quality […]

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September 19, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads