Broadband projects funded by the rapid response stream version of the $2.75-billion Universal Broadband Fund were supposed to be completed and providing service by November 15.
The department managing telecommunications grants recommended offloading financial approvals and, in cases of political conflicts of interest, project selection to subordinates.
Issue of third-party carriers paying for refurbishment or replacement of poles to place equipment has been an underreported friction point for years.
Bell goes to federal court to compel the release of documents related to penalties leveled against it for alleged violations related to halocarbons.
BC Hydro said it wants to be more proactively involved on broadband projects after a miscommunication with Telus on a Shaw project.
Shaw is suing defendants who allegedly were involved in a heist of Freedom merchandise worth $8 million.