small ISPs

CRTC Mandates Wholesale High Speed Access for Small ISPs in Ontario, Quebec

Ahead of a planned rollout across the rest of the country, the CRTC has ordered Canada's big telecom companies to give smaller internet providers in in Quebec and Ontario, access to their wholesale high-speed services over fibre-optic networks, CBC News is reporting. “We want Canadians to have more choice for innovative internet services at competitive prices”, said the telecommunications regulator....

Canadian Minister Bains Rejects Bell’s Attempt to Block Small Providers From Fibre Internet

Today marks a critical milestone for independent high-speed fibre Internet access in Canada. Minister of Innovation, Science, and Technology, Navdeep Bains is supporting a CRTC decision that forces Canada's big Internet providers to share their high-speed infrastructure with smaller carriers at a wholesale cost. Bell Canada had asked the Liberal government to overrule the regulator's...