Archive for February 24th, 2009

Pelmorex Claims Canadian Carriers Violate Wireless Net Neutrality

The submissions to the CRTC's network management proceeding are still coming in (more on that shortly), but there is an explosive submission from Pelmorex Media which deserves immediate attention.  Pelmorex Media owns the Weather Network, which ranks ahead of every major Canadian online media site for online visitors.   The Pelmorex […]

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February 24, 2009 6 comments News

Digital TV Transition Opens Door to “WiFI on Steriods”

As noted in last week's column, Canada finds itself lagging more than two years behind the United States in the transition from analog to digital television broadcasting, a process that could leave millions of Canadians without access to over-the-air television signals.  While the elimination of "free TV" would spark outrage in many communities, my weekly technology law column (Toronto Star version, homepage version) the most harmful effect of the slow migration will be felt in the competitiveness of Canadian telecommunications, not broadcasting.  

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February 24, 2009 6 comments Columns