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CRTC report reveals low-income Canadians spending up to 8% of monthly income on communications services

Lower cost options are desperately needed to ensure that people are not left behind
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Affordable data: 8,015 of your comments on the public record!

Your response to the CRTC asking for what a fair price for data looks like
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Net Neutrality and affordability at the heart of the Canadian Telecom Act review

Questions about funding Canadian Content leave the Internet Tax problematically on the table in the Broadcast Act review
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Internet Tax proposed by CRTC would raise cost of online access for everyone in Canada

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly, and 70% of Canadians have all said no to an Internet Tax that would raise monthly bills, deepen digital divide, and force vulnerable Canadians offline
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Huge win for open Internet as U.S. Senate votes to restore Net Neutrality protections

Next step is for the House of Representatives to vote to reject the Federal Communications Commission’s assault on the open Internet — so we must keep up the pressure!
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Against website blocking: What OpenMedia submitted to the CRTC

We filed a substantive policy submission as well as more than 82K individual submissions from Canadians. Thank you for speaking up!
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CRTC extends competition protections to broadband Internet competitors

Competitor Quality of Service Regime decision a step towards ensuring lower prices in wireline sector by increasing fairness for indie Internet Service Providers, but misses opportunity to do the same for wireless
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CRTC rejects opportunity to bring increased competition to Canada’s wireless market

All eyes turn to Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains to address affordability with wholesale mobile access and mandate set-rates for MVNOs
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U.S. Federal Communications Commission votes to repeal Net Neutrality protections that ensure an open and equal Internet

Canadian Internet users and businesses will feel the impact of this vote on their pocketbooks, with a loss of innovation and potential harm to policies here at home
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Federal Communications Commission votes to repeal Net Neutrality rules

Vote comes amid study that over 83% of U.S. citizens oppose the decision, which will impact all Internet users and businesses

OpenMedia works to keep the Internet open, affordable, and surveillance-free. We create community-driven campaigns to engage, educate, and empower people to safeguard the Internet.

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