92% of Canadians Believe Monopolies Are Driving Up Prices, Says Poll
Summary: 92% of Canadians believe monopolies are driving up prices 69% believe competition laws and regulations benefit large companies over consumers 86% agree that more competition means lower prices and more choices for consumers A recent Mainstreet Research poll conducted by OpenMedia and Ekō shows that 92% of Canadians believe that high market concentration is...
CRTC, Industry Minister Responsible for Killing Internet Competition in Canada: OpenMedia
According to OpenMedia, "poor decisions" made by the CRTC and Minister Champagne have fostered an environment where smaller competitors cannot survive
OpenMedia Pens Letter to New CRTC Chair, Asking for Affordable and Open Internet
Vicky Eatrides, who has been in the federal public service since 2005, replaced Ian Scott and started her five-year term as CRTC chair and CEO on January 5
Rogers-Shaw Merger Approved by Competition Tribunal; Consumer Group Blasts Decision
With the Competition Bureau's case against their merger dismissed, Rogers and Shaw are expected to complete the transaction by January 31, 2023
OpenMedia Delivers 104,000 Signatures Opposing Bill C-11 to the Senate
The Senate's completed its review of Bill C-11 today, adding several amendments that effectively protect user-uploaded content from CRTC regulation
OpenMedia Slams ‘Minister of Collapse’ for Being Soft on Rogers-Shaw Deal
OpenMedia has dubbed Industry Minister François-Philippe Champagne the "Minister of Collapse" for his failure to improve wireless competition in Canada
OpenMedia Says Minister’s Inaction Will Cause ‘Collapse’ of Telecom Competition in Canada
Minister François-Philippe Champagne should take immediate steps to halt the rapid decline of Internet competition and affordability in Canada.
OpenMedia Urges MPs to Support Bill Requiring Telecoms to Report Actual Internet Speeds
Under Bill C-288, ISPs would need to accurately and publicly report key performance indicators of their broadband service during peak usage times.
How Pelmorex Corporation Collects and Uses Canadian Cellphone Data
Pelmorex is behind the weather apps that come preinstalled on both Apple's iOS devices and Android devices from Google, giving it access to data en masse.
Blocking of Rogers-Shaw Merger Supported by Consumer Groups, Critics and More
There is widespread support for the Competition Bureau's decision to oppose the Rogers-Shaw merger, and demand for the Liberal government to follow suit.
CRTC Approves Rogers-Shaw Merger, Decision Called ‘Disastrous’ by Consumer Group
The CRTC on Thursday approved the $25 billion Rogers-Shaw merger.
OpenMedia Newspaper Ad Trolls CRTC for Meeting Bell for Beers
OpenMedia continues to seek a meeting with CRTC Chair Ian Scott.