Here’s what to expect from this week’s CRTC hearings

This week might decide the future of how - and which - Internet companies conduct their business in Canada. From Monday Oct. 31 to Friday Nov. 4, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission

Published on: November 1st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Telus subsidiary Koodo comes out on top in mobile customer satisfaction survey

Telus Corp. subsidiary Koodo Mobile is already known for touting the superiority of its customer service over competitors in its ads, but now the budget cell service provider really has something to brag

Published on: April 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Videotron and SaskTel get top marks for Internet performance

You probably don’t need research to tell you that Canadians with fibre optic-based Internet are generally happier with their service than people with DSL or cable-based connections. But now you have research anyway.

Published on: June 26th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Canadian wireless users demand high performance from carriers

Canadians are more likely to be satisfied with the legacy wireless carrier in their region, and poor network performance makes them more likely to switch carriers. These are among the findings of J.D.

Published on: June 12th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

CRTC bans Bell, Videotron from giving their customers subsidies for watching their content on mobile devices

The Canadian Radio-television Communications Commission (CRTC) has ruled it's no longer going to allow cellphone service providers to give special treatment to their own TV content when consumers stream it from wireless devices.

Published on: January 29th, 2015 Candice So

ACTRA won’t ‘give up’ despite Supreme Court ruling on ISPs

Cultural groups will not give up on compelling Internet Service Providers to contribute funding to Canadian productions despite a defeat in the form of a Supreme Court ruling made this morning.Canada's wholesale Internet

Published on: February 9th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

High-speed cable may not be a low-key play much longer

The next generation of high speed cable connectivity could come to Quebec business customers this year, posing an opportunity for cable company Videotron Ltd. to lure business customers in Quebec from telephone companies

Published on: May 1st, 2007 Howard Solomon

Videotron buys Nortel switch for multimedia services, unified messaging

Videotron is laying the foundation for next-generation multimedia services such as video calling and unified messaging as it expands the reach of its voice over IP offering in Quebec.The Montreal-based firm has chosen

Published on: December 5th, 2006 Shane Schick

Videotron takes aim at Bell with network upgrade

Cable television carrier Videotron Ltd. will spend $18 million over the next 15 months to upgrade its network in central Quebec. Increasing the network bandwidth – which Videotron is also doing in the

Published on: March 2nd, 2006 Grant Buckler