The Canadian Press

2015-07-22 | CRTC Internet Fibre

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Canada's communications regulator is forcing the country's big Internet service providers to offer competitors access to their fibre optic networks. Canadian Press reporter Terry Pedwell says the new requirement will give smaller Internet Service Providers, or ISPs, access to much higher speed networks. (There are more than 500 independent ISPs operating in Canada, under names including Distributel, Teksavvy and Primus.)

Date: 2015-07-22
Placeline: GATINEAU, Quebec.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 22 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << during hearings are the candidates wholesale Wireline Services conducted last fall the big players warned that allowing competitors access to their fiber optic networks would deter investment in equipment needed to deliver better service in Faster speeds to Canadian homes and businesses but the crtc says the move should foster greater competition in the Broadband market and ensure Canadians have more choice for high-speed internet services >>


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