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The Digital Challenge: 1500 Days to Universal, Competitive Broadband in Canada

The CRTC issued its universal service decision this week, which included analysis of funding mechanisms for broadband access, broadband speed targets, and whether there should be a requirement to provide broadband access as part of any basic service objective. Consumers groups and many observers were left disappointed. The CRTC declined […]

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May 6, 2011 38 comments News

Telus Rejects Internet Obligation to Serve

The Globe reports that Telus has argued in a submission to the CRTC that satellite, cable, copper, and wireless options will together provide 100 percent broadband coverage in Canada without the need for regulation.  Telus rejects calls for an Internet obligation to serve.

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April 27, 2010 4 comments News