Friday, February 19, 2016

CRTC rejects plea from small internet providers seeking wireless access

Do you think your cellphone bill is too high? Tough. It's going to stay that way thanks to a CRTC decision that nixes the possibility of dozens of new wireless carriers springing up, consumer advocates say.

The regulator on Thursday denied an appeal from a group of small internet providers to mandate what are called Mobile Virtual Network Operators.

Such businesses would rent the networks of larger telecom companies at set rates to provide alternative wireless services, likely at lower prices.

This group of 30 or so operators, collectively known as the Canadian Network Operators Consortium, argued that regulated MVNOs — and the extra competition they would bring — would be the best way to lower Canadian cellphone bills, which are among the highest in the world.  (more...)

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