But the federal government sees some positive signs.
Both companies have asked for an extension to a Dec. 1 deadline set by the CRTC.
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"This case has stirred up quite a big reaction in Canadian society."
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There's "room for improvement" on Canadian wireless billing.
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“We are making changes for virtually our entire customer base.”
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The average Canadian household downloads 93 gigabytes a month.
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New rules for internet providers could be a game-changer for Canadians.
Canadians aren't aware of a CRTC decision that makes more competition less likely.
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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...
Are consumers being hoodwinked by the big wireless providers?
The daily cost of wireless is still less than a premium latte, Guy Laurence says.
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It's a rough week for Canadian media.
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UPDATE 1/21/2016: Telecom firm netTalk says thousands of Canadians who lost their phone numbers in a dispute with another telecom have regained their service. "We are very pleased to announce that, ef...
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Wireless provider Telus Corp. is planning to reduce its workforce by 1,500 positions as it boosts dividend payments to shareholders. The Vancouver-based company, which operates one of Canada's biggest...
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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.
TORONTO — Faster and more capable Internet services are headed your way from some of the country's biggest telecommunications providers, but the chance you'll need to jump on a "gigabit" service right...
Québecor's vice president Jean-François Pruneau says the company has decided not to build a national wireless network from scratch, but is still considering its options on how to use spectrum outside...
GATINEAU, Qc - Canada's communications regulator is forcing the country's big Internet service providers to offer competitors access to their fibre optic networks.The new requirement will give smaller...
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.
Some of Canada’s largest wireless and internet providers are responding to shrinking subscriber numbers by extracting more money from those customers they still have. In its fourth-quarter earnings re...
TORONTO - To tear through two seasons of "Orange is the New Black" or binge-watch episodes of "Scandal"?The great TV debate raged through households in 2014 as a growing array of streaming video optio...
MONTREAL - BCE Inc (TSX:BCE) says it's buying wireless phone retailer Glentel Inc. (TSX:GLN) in a deal valued at $670 million in stock, cash and debt.Glentel has nearly 500 locations across Canada, se...
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TORONTO -- An Ontario court has certified class action lawsuits against Telus and Bell over the practice of rounding up calls to the next full minute. Lawyers for two firms representing the plaintiffs...
OTTAWA — Canadian families spent more on communications services in 2013, suggests a report by the CRTC. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission says, on average, Canadian fami...
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TORONTO - One of the financial backers of wireless startup Mobilicity has filed a lawsuit against the federal government, seeking $1.2 billion in damages for breaking several assurances that Industry...
OTTAWA - A new report says Canada's Internet service providers are being less than forthcoming about how they handle customer information — including whether they routinely hand personal data to spy a...
Rogers is gearing up to cut off millions of hockey fans from being able to watch Hockey Night in Canada online. Bell and Rogers are using their power and control over our media options to force Canadians into subscribing to what many now view as the outdated medium of TV.
To help ensure that Internet users' voices are heard, your team at OpenMedia.ca have put together a question-by-question readers' guide to the CRTC's Choicebook survey. We hope you find it useful, and encourage you to take a few moments to prevent the CRTC from going in the wrong direction.
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MONTREAL - The head of cable and media company Cogeco Inc. has stepped into Quebec's political debate about a charter to promote secular values, saying it's scaring off immigrants.Cogeco chief executi...
I was now resigned to my fate. We weren't going to save much money and likely would have fewer channels. My instinct was confirmed when I received my first new Bell bill headed with the words: "Abandon all hope, ye who enter here." But I'm no quitter; I'm sure there's a third way out of this telecom hell.
TORONTO - The lack of new foreign players means Tuesday's wireless auction likely won't bring in as much revenue as expected to federal coffers — or the increased competition that Canadian consumers w...