The company is in court challenging the western Canadian licenses awarded to Videotron.
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Supply chain, wildfire and even landlord and community support problems have plagued some broadband projects in the province.
Regional districts have pointed to Ontario and Quebec as provinces that seem well ahead on cash and policy for access to poles.
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.
BC Hydro expects a possible legal challenge on constitutional grounds if CRTC gets jurisdiction over its poles.
Shaw is fighting a proposal that would allow BC Hydro to charge telecoms to use its wires to mount wireless equipment.
Federal officials said correctly setting wholesale rates would be critical for competition, affordability and network investment.
The federal government found the website-blocking order to ease the burden of having to implement piracy measures in the Copyright Act.
The British Columbia government is prepared to step-in if smaller providers are impacted by the larger ISP's $10 internet offerings.
Rogers has for years sought to raise its profile in Western Canada, and now seeks to add pressure on telco giant Telus by buying out its rival Shaw.
Data for this year and last show the large telecoms requesting from the broadband funds of the federal and provincial governments and the telecom regulator nearly $100 million.
Bell will speak with Toronto officials about an approved project that will leverage city resources to build a public broadband network.
As the Big 3 telecoms come under fire for taking nearly $250 million in Covid wage subsidies, Shaw said it deliberately didn't participate -- but won't say why.
Bell filed its first fresh provincial lobby registration in months and, as the downUP previously reported, it would inevitably reveal the amount the company obtained in wage subsidy money.
Rogers and Telus received at least $100 million from the emergency wage subsidy program, but layoffs continue.