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Telecom

Australia Announces National Broadband Plan

99 percent of the population covered at 12 megabits per second.  Within two years.

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June 18, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

CRTC Chair Von Finckenstein on Broadcast and Telecom

CRTC Chair Konrad Von Finckenstein has had a busy week with major speeches on broadcast and telecom.

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June 14, 2007 3 comments Must Reads

What Net Neutrality Isn’t

The Globe and Mail reports on plans by major Canadian ISPs such as Bell Canada and Telus to move away from unlimited usage plans toward pricing based on bandwidth used.  The article suggests that net neutrality stands in the way, though I don't think that's true.  ISPs already have bit-caps […]

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June 13, 2007 Comments are Disabled Neutrality

What Net Neutrality Isn’t

The Globe and Mail reports on plans by major Canadian ISPs such as Bell Canada and Telus to move away from unlimited usage plans toward pricing based on bandwidth used.  The article suggests that net neutrality stands in the way, though I don't think that's true.  ISPs already have bit-caps […]

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June 13, 2007 5 comments Must Reads

Engadget Reports Cable Co’s Actively Using Broadcast Flag

Engadget reports that some Canadian cable providers, particularly Rogers and Shaw, are activating the broadcast flag onto a questionable amount of content.  The site says that "users who are trying to record said programming via their own Windows Vista Media Center setup are receiving all sorts of errors and messages […]

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June 5, 2007 3 comments Must Reads