TekSavvy asks for emergency relief from CRTC

Independent Ontario internet service provider (ISP) TekSavvy called upon the Canadian Radio and Telecommunication Commission (CRTC) to establish emergency provisions for independent Canadian ISPs that would help mitigate high operating costs. In a

Published on: April 14th, 2020 Tom Li

TekSavvy hikes prices for all residential internet subscribers, and says it may need to do it again

The dramatic surge in internet usage amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and the suspended CRTC wholesale pricing are making life difficult for smaller internet service providers (ISP), causing at least one to increase its

Published on: March 30th, 2020 Tom Li

Telus says it’s providing free high-speed internet to low-income families for 60 days in response to COVID-29

Telus is extending its support for low-income families by waiving all fees for its Internet for Good program for two months, the company announced today.  This means customers enrolled in the program will

Published on: March 27th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Bell, Rogers, Telus and others temporarily remove internet data caps

As the COVID-19 virus keeps more of the workforce home, major Canadian internet service providers (ISPs) are removing the monthly data cap on their internet subscriptions. While the unlimited services are only temporary,

Published on: March 17th, 2020 Tom Li

Federal budget 2019: Tech community welcomes Global Talent Stream commitment, SR&ED expansion

By Brian Jackson and Buckley Smith  Insiders of Canada's technology community reviewed the budget as taking steps in the right direction to help firms scale up operations, but were critical that the Liberal

Published on: March 19th, 2019 Buckley Smith