Tag: Internet

All things Internet from Broadcast Dialogue, Canada’s broadcast industry publication of record.

Netflix agrees to reduce default video quality in Canada

Netflix has agreed to reduce the default quality of its video in Canada, following an appeal by the Canadian Network Operators Consortium, Canadian Communication...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – CMG says temporary CBC employees...

The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) says all CBC/Radio-Canada employees will receive sick leave during the COVID-19 pandemic. CMG says under pressure from the union,...

TekSavvy launches complaint alleging big telco is driving up internet pricing

TekSavvy Solutions, which bills itself as the country's largest independent internet service provider (ISP), has filed a formal complaint with the Competition Bureau alleging...

Competition Bureau finds Canadians with independent ISPs happier with service

The Competition Bureau’s study of competition and consumer habits in Canada’s high-speed Internet industry finds that a growing number of Canadian households are choosing...

CRTC unveils Internet Code aimed at better informing consumers

The CRTC has published a code of conduct for Internet service providers (ISPs) aimed at providing Canadians with more safeguards against the shady practices...

Broadcast Dialogue – The Podcast: New internet stations aim to reinvent...

We've asked the question before on this podcast - what would radio look like if it were invented after the internet? A couple of new...

Canadians to double data consumption in next five years: PwC

Canadians are expected to double their data consumption in the next five years, according to PwC's Global Entertainment and Media Outlook. While the outlook predicts...

Stakeholders applaud $1.7B broadband investment in Budget 2019, but want more...

Industry stakeholders say $1.7 billion in new broadband investment outlined in Tuesday's federal budget is a critical commitment, but more detail is needed on...

ISED proposes new CRTC direction putting consumer first

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Min. Navdeep Bains is proposing a new direction for the CRTC that puts the Canadian consumer first. Bains' proposed policy...

CRTC invites public to weigh in on ISP code of conduct

The CRTC is inviting Canadians to share their views on its Facebook page until Mar. 4 on the possible creation of a mandatory code of conduct for internet...

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