The two telecom giants are requesting nearly $1.15 billion from the Universal Broadband Fund, which has attracted 1,900 applications worth $10.5 billion.
Before Netflix reported Covid cases in B.C., film industry reps wanted reprieve from 14-day quarantine
Film industry interests wanted relaxed quarantine rules. Then Netflix reported a number of positive cases.
The British Columbia government is prepared to step-in if smaller providers are impacted by the larger ISP’s $10 internet offerings.
The NWT government has been hounded by an MLA in debates about the cost of running a fibre link that is delivering just $1.6 million in revenue annually.
Rogers and Shaw will likely raise the T-Mobile and Sprint deal to regulators, U.S. analyst said.
Emails show ISED analyst bothered by small carrier reaction to the minister’s statement that CRTC’s wholesale rate decision hurts large carrier investment.