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Image for Your voice, DELIVERED: OpenMedia community speaks out 50,000+ times demanding Cabinet reverse the CRTC’s Internet price hikes!

Your voice, DELIVERED: OpenMedia community speaks out 50,000+ times demanding Cabinet reverse the CRTC’s Internet price hikes!

This week, we delivered 33k petition signatures alongside 17k more community emails sent calling on Ministers to undo the CRTC’s 2021 wholesale rates ruling.
Image for Your voice, DELIVERED: OpenMedia’s latest petition to stop Rogers from buying Shaw is in!

Your voice, DELIVERED: OpenMedia’s latest petition to stop Rogers from buying Shaw is in!

To date, the OpenMedia community has called on the government a whopping 34,700+ times to block Rogers-Shaw. Talk about a deafening response!
Image for The fight against the Rogers-Shaw buyout isn’t over

The fight against the Rogers-Shaw buyout isn’t over

In March 2021, Rogers made a shocking announcement: It’s set to buy out Shaw, Canada’s fourth Big Telecom provider.
Image for Smaller Internet providers are dropping their prices and you can thank the CRTC for it

Smaller Internet providers are dropping their prices and you can thank the CRTC for it

Back in August the CRTC significantly cut down the rates for what Big Telecom can charge smaller providers for network access. As a result, a handful of smaller Internet service providers are already passing that benefit on to their customers. 
Image for It’s showtime: Break up the Big Three and Overhaul Canada’s Mobile Market

It’s showtime: Break up the Big Three and Overhaul Canada’s Mobile Market

A generational opportunity to overhaul Canada’s mobile market and bring more choice and lower prices is here. This is how we turn it into a national movement.
Image for The comment period for the T-Mobile/Sprint merger is over. Now what?

The comment period for the T-Mobile/Sprint merger is over. Now what?

 Over 12,000 people voiced their opposition to the T-Mobile/Sprint merger application at the FCC. Will the FCC listen? 
Image for T-Mobile & Sprint Merger: Less choice, higher bills

T-Mobile & Sprint Merger: Less choice, higher bills

The T-Mobile/Sprint merger will mean less choice and higher prices for Americans. But we can still stop the merger, here's how.
Image for It’s time to bring Canada’s wireless market out of the Stone Age — here’s how

It’s time to bring Canada’s wireless market out of the Stone Age — here’s how

Why do people in Canada still pay some of the most expensive cell phone bills in the industrialized world? Here's how it all went down, where we are now, and where to next:
Image for CRTC extends competition protections  to broadband Internet competitors

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
Image for Could Canadians finally get relief from high wireless prices?

Could Canadians finally get relief from high wireless prices?

Exorbitant wireless prices have been the norm for Canadians for too long, but an encouraging shift in policy could be about to change that.
Image for We did it – We put your Internet installation horror stories on the public record!

We did it – We put your Internet installation horror stories on the public record!

Yesterday we filed our submission to the CRTC regarding the review of the competitor quality of service regime to ensure indie ISPs stand a fair chance, which means better and more affordable Internet for all. Thank you for speaking out!
Image for Let’s put your Internet installation horror stories on the record

Let’s put your Internet installation horror stories on the record

Help us upgrade the CRTC’s system to ensure indie Internet service providers get a fair deal.
Image for Disappointing CRTC ruling threatens to lock Canadians into a future of high wireless prices

Disappointing CRTC ruling threatens to lock Canadians into a future of high wireless prices

Today’s decision effectively makes it impossible for Sugar Mobile and other new entrants to compete in a market that continues to be dominated by Bell, Rogers, and Telus.
Image for How Community Broadband can deliver faster, cheaper Internet for all Canadians

How Community Broadband can deliver faster, cheaper Internet for all Canadians

Community broadband is an exciting opportunity for Canadians to take the their digital future into their own hands by building their own Internet. That's right - their own!
Image for FCC raises concerns about zero rated programs

FCC raises concerns about zero rated programs

Looks like AT&T is playing foul again when it comes to net neutrality.
Image for Data Caps and Overage Fees: What ISPs Aren’t Telling You

Data Caps and Overage Fees: What ISPs Aren’t Telling You

Telecom companies are keeping Canadians on a short leash when it comes to data caps.
Image for Cell phone bills already going up as Bell-MTS takeover awaits approval

Cell phone bills already going up as Bell-MTS takeover awaits approval

Two weeks after Bell announced their intentions to take over Manitoba’s fourth carrier, Rogers has raised rates.

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