Christopher Parsons makes a compelling case for the CRTC conducting regular audits of Canadian ISPs to test for a range of issues including uptime, throttling, actual speeds, and congestion.
Archive for August, 2011
US Strikes Deal With Canada, Mexico on Spectrum Sharing
AllThingsD reports that the FCC has struck deals with both Canada and Mexico to enable the sharing of certain wireless spectrum in border areas.
Nowak on CRTC Communications Report
Peter Nowak takes the CRTC to task on its new Communications Monitoring Report, particularly its conclusion that Canada is a leader on broadband download speeds.
Government Launches Anti-Spam Site
The federal government has launched a new anti-spam site at FightSpam.gc.ca. The site will grow once new anti-spam law regulations take effect.