Category fibre internet
Your voice, DELIVERED: OpenMedia community urges CRTC to dethrone Big Telecom’s fibre monopoly!
We submitted input from nearly 4,500 people to the CRTC, urging the Commission to force Big Telecom to provide fibre wholesale access to indie ISPs!
Wholesale and fibre explained
Wholesale rates and fibre connection play an integral role in our telecom industry. Here's what you need to know.
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!
CRTC Must Ensure Fair Rates For All Internet Providers
"As TekSavvy customers settle in to lowered bills and Bell customers prepare for their increase on February 1, a new battle for affordable Internet access is happening right under our noses: the price of next generation, ultra-high speed fibre Internet."
CRTC decision paves way for affordable fibre Internet choice, but could have gone further
Customers can now look forward to accessing high-speed fibre Internet from affordable indie providers, but some surprising choices by CRTC will limit the range of competitive options available to Canadians
After big win over Bell, what’s next for Canada’s telecom market?
We won a big battle that will determine the future of the Internet in Canada. But what does this really mean?
Ottawa vote reminds us Big Telecom’s cartel is long past its expiration date
Our team is disappointed that Ottawa City Council did not pass Councillor Leiper’s Internet affordability motion today. But the fight goes on and we are not giving up, neither should you!
How Ottawa can make fast Internet more affordable
Writing in the Toronto Star, our David Christopher looks at why the federal government should support a crucial CRTC decision that could make affordable fibre Internet a reality for homes and businesses across Canada.
Bell’s CRTC Appeal Will Raise Internet Prices, Reduce Investment
In December Toronto Mayor John Tory came out AGAINST greater choice for access to Internet service. This week – in contrast – Toronto City Council is considering a motion that would support open, affordable high-speed fibre Internet access across the city –and your OpenMedia team is supporting it.
Our own Laura Tribe discusses greater Internet choice in Toronto
Toronto City Council is about to hold a key vote on the issue of Internet affordability this February 4th.
City of Toronto votes to support crucial CRTC rules on Internet choice and affordability
Council rejects Mayor Tory’s problematic call for federal Cabinet to overturn CRTC rules designed to ensure Canadians have affordable fibre Internet options.
Toronto needs to support faster, cheaper Internet for its residents
The City of Toronto is currently debating whether it will support competitive, affordable Internet, or let Bell price-gouge its residents.
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