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A proposed agency tasked with censoring piracy websites would have no judicial oversight, a critic warns.
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The new code kicked in on Dec. 1.
He started working with Sportsnet after the 2006 baseball season.
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Both companies have asked for an extension to a Dec. 1 deadline set by the CRTC.
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They've already raided a Montreal man's home.
Even if it's a small change, it seems everything wireless-related is getting pricier.
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"The digital divide is unacceptable."
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For years, North American companies have been sending jobs offshore in order to take advantage of lower labor costs and to maximize the corporate bottom line. One of the top areas experiencing job exportation is call centers, those once ubiquitous cubicle farms that purport to provide customer service for any number of businesses.
"There's definitely more work to do."
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Councillors last week voted 27 in favour, four opposed and six absent in favour of making a motion to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission. They pointed to the unlimited data plans now proliferating in the United States and expressed exasperation that such offers aren't available here. Uh, good luck with that.
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Canada's wireless market just isn't competitive enough, critics say.
CRTC's Jean-Pierre Blais calls streaming the future of content.
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It says its print revenue plunged more than 30 per cent, year-over-year.
Maybe they can, but they haven't yet.
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Get a half-price cellphone plan frmo the Prairies in Toronto!
Canadians pay among the highest amount in the world for wireless service. For example, for a basic plan that includes texting, data and talking minutes the average in other industrialized countries is $22 per month; whereas in Canada we pay $37.29 a month. The story is similar for cable and internet. As a consumer you can only be taken advantage of by a corporation for so long -- there comes a point where you can't take it anywhere. We've reached that point.
TORONTO — Canada's broadcast regulator has denied an appeal by small Internet providers to require major telecommunications companies to provide access to their wireless networks. The Canadian Network...
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Canadian Business was founded in 1928.
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The CRTC's rules were designed to allow independent ISPs to sell blazing-fast fibre Internet services to customers in the marketplace. Experts believe that will help make fibre available to millions of Canadians who would otherwise could not afford these important but very expensive services.
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Are consumers being hoodwinked by the big wireless providers?
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The new PM will be a breath of fresh air on the environment -- it's impossible to be any worse than his predecessor -- and he will take the leash off federal scientists, or so he has promised. However, one area the Liberals aren't expected to deliver any good news in are telecommunications services.
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Want a cheaper phone plan? Sign up in the prairies.
The changes at OMNI foreshadow a far bigger upheaval within the Canadian broadcasting world. Regulators have embraced change with the full knowledge that many channels will face elimination under the emerging framework.
TORONTO - An Ontario court gave its approval for Rogers Communications to buy Mobilicity for about $465 million on Wednesday, a deal that is expected to trigger a series of transactions that affects w...
The Globe and Mail, citing three unnamed sources it said were familiar with the negotiations, reported late Tuesday that Mobilicity has accepted an offer from Rogers Communications.
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TORONTO - Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX:RCI.B) says some its business clients have had their privacy compromised in a security breach.Spokeswoman Patricia Trott says a third party gained access last...
Mr. Moore, Mr. Harper, Mr. Blais, we have given the large carriers our trust. And they have abused it. It's now up to you -- we need you to work together to ensure that our networks are open to content producers, to innovative service providers, and most of all, to ordinary Canadian citizens.
We need more than tweets, more than press releases and pamphlets. We are asking for a firm commitment to ensure that the large network operators will no longer be artificially favoured over upstart innovators and competitors, a commitment to providing Canadians with a bright and lasting digital future.
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TORONTO - Rogers Communications has unveiled a new wireless roaming strategy for customers visiting the United States.The telecommunications giant says its new Roam At Home discount ensures that its c...
Canadians who want to view specialty channels and watch their favourite shows must go through their cable providers, like Bell and Rogers. But some industry experts say that may change. They suggest ...
Six years after the federal government began attempting to create a fourth national wireless carrier in Canada, the big three telcos are still almost identical on wireless prices and remain among the...
TORONTO - Two of Canada's top telecommunications companies have teamed up to launch a subscription video-on-demand service they say can rival the current industry titan Netflix without cannibalizing t...
The majority of Canadians rely on Bell Canada and Rogers Communications for their internet, cable and cellphone services, but that doesn't mean their customers are pleased. Customers of the two compe...