Archive for August 30th, 2011

CRTC Asks Rogers to Probe Online Game Throttling Complaints

The CRTC has asked Rogers to probe complaints from an online gaming group about throttling of Call of Duty: Black Ops. The complaint follows multiple complaints about Rogers throttling of World of Warcraft.

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August 30, 2011 4 comments Must Reads

Government Launches Consultation on White Spaces

Industry Canada has launched a public consultation  on “a Policy and Technical Framework for the Use of Non Broadcasting Applications in the Television Broadcasting Bands Below 698 MHz.”  In plainer language, the consultation focuses on the important issue of licence-exempt white spaces, spectrum that can be freely used by anyone […]

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Industry Minister Paradis Holds Closed Door Meetings With Telcos on Spectrum, Foreign Ownership

Bloomberg and the Wire Report are both reporting that Industry Minister Christian Paradis held meetings over the past two weeks with 13 of Canada’s largest telcos, including Bell, Telus, Rogers, Shaw, and others.  The full list of meetings supplied by Paradis’ office to the Wire Report: Aug. 16 Cogeco Cable […]

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August 30, 2011 12 comments News

Questions Remain as Digital TV Transition Deadline Arrives This Week

digitaltv Appeared in the Toronto Star on August 28, 2011 as Uncertainty Abounds as Digital TV Transition Arrives Canada was scheduled to complete the digital television transition this week, with stations switching their over-the-air broadcast signals from analog to digital. The transition represented a tremendous opportunity to advance the Canadian […]

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