OpenMedia calls on new chair of CRTC to prioritize competition, affordability, and everyday people’s needs
Canada’s Internet is dangerously adrift. OpenMedia’s letter to new CRTC chair Vicky Eatrides urges her to put us back on track.
Minister Champagne’s 3 Simple Steps to Collapsing Internet Competition in Canada
Our “Minister of Collapse” must undo this affordability disaster of his own making.
It’s time for a public interest champion to take over at the CRTC
We need a CRTC chair without ties to Big Telecom.
OpenMedia to Cabinet: MVNOs are the only path to cheaper cell phone prices
OpenMedia and CIPPIC just filed a submission urging Cabinet to order the CRTC to mandate MVNO wholesale access in Canada.
OpenMedia welcomes government’s new policy direction to guide CRTC
Directive marks a significant step forward in putting people before Big Telecom
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.
A sea of change for Canada’s telecom market?
The announcements of a new policy direction for the CRTC and the CRTC’s upcoming mobile services review could bring much needed change to Canada’s telecom arena. Here’s the lowdown.
Our submission to the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Act review is in — thanks for speaking out!
We submitted our views to the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Act review on behalf of the OpenMedia community to foster an open and innovative Internet in Canada. Thank you for adding your voices!
Together We Accomplished a Lot: 2018 Year in Review
As the new year begins we look back at everything we’ve accomplished together in 2018 for online access, privacy and free expression. None of this would have been possible without our amazing community — THANK YOU!
CRTC’s wireless affordability decision will further Canada’s digital divide
Today’s decision on low-cost data-only plans treats those who need affordable plans as second-class citizens.
Minister Bains: Enough talk, bring MVNOs to Canada and lower our cell phone bills
Minister Bains' response to lower our cell bills leaves much to be desired. So with your help, we ramped up our efforts to put pressure on the Minister to walk the talk by putting bus stop ads in Ottawa. Check them out and thank you for your support!
The Big Three’s ‘low cost’ data plans are a bad joke
Half a gigabyte of data for $30 per month won't make the cut for people who are struggling to pay for their cell phone bills (if they can afford a phone at all) and are increasingly hungry for data.
Here’s what happened when we met with Minister Bains
Our Executive Director, Laura Tribe, met with Minister of Innovation Science and Economic Development, Navdeep Bains, to deliver your voices and talk about the future of Canada’s Internet. Here’s the rundown:
We’re meeting with Minister Bains and want to take your voices with us — what should we tell him?
Next week our Executive Director, Laura Tribe, is meeting in person with the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development to talk about Canada’s broken wireless market and the need for a national broadband strategy. Tell us what you want us to tell him!
It’s time to lower your cell bill
A CRTC consultation has a great potential to open our wireless market to more competitors and finally bring Canadians relief from ever-rising cellphone bills.
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.
Government should step in after disappointing CRTC ruling closes door to new affordable wireless alternatives
Today’s CRTC ruling means Big Telecom can continue to block more affordable Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) from setting up in Canada.
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