Small ISPs say Clement’s decision could put them out of businsess

Small independent Internet Service Providers (ISPs) may have a tougher time competing against incumbent carriers Telus Corp. and Bell Canada after Minister of Industry, Tony Clement, overturned a Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission

Published on: December 16th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Canadian ISPs, artist groups butt heads over new media funding proposal

A Canadian Radio, Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) proposal that more Canadian programming for the Web be funded by taxing ISP profits has sparked a heated debate – with ISPs and members of

Published on: February 20th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

Bell’s download caps could choke independent ISPs: analyst

Bell Canada's intent to put a threshold on the network usage of the ISPs renting its network and remove access to its network would eliminate competition from the marketplace, says the Canadian Association

Published on: August 6th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Bell throttles traffic, stifles competition, Canadian ISPs say

Bell Canada is stifling competition by throttling peer-to-peer (p2p) traffic of its wholesale customers, says the Canadian Association of Internet Providers (CAIP).The Association says Bell should have to prove its network is congested

Published on: July 30th, 2008 Brian Jackson

It’s our network and we’ll throttle if we want to: Bell

Throttling peer-to-peer (p2p) traffic is needed to avoid a clogged network and slow speeds and any order stopping the practice could harm the Canadian telecom sector, Bell Canada says.The company filed its final

Published on: July 15th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Industry lobby groups compete for new government’s attention

As Prime Minister-elect Stephen Harper heads to Parliament Hill following his party's victory on Jan. 23, members of the Canadian Association of Internet Providers were making a wish-list of items it would like

Published on: February 20th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Lawful Access turns up the heat on ISPs

The Canadian government introduced long-awaited legislation Tuesday that will force ISPs to hand over subscriber records and other data to police during investigations, potentially creating costs that an industry associations hopes will be

Published on: November 15th, 2005 Shane Schick