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The time is right for Ottawa to fix Canada’s disgraceful telecom system

The time is right for Ottawa to fix Canada’s disgraceful telecom system

https://www.thestar.com/business/opinion/2021/03/27/the-time-is-right-for-ottawa-to-fix-canadas-disgraceful-telecom-system.html

“The industry is utterly dominated by a “Big 3” consisting of Rogers, BCE Inc. (Bell Canada) and Telus Corp., which own 91 per cent of the market.

One hundred and fifty-three countries on this planet benefit from lower broadband fees than Canada. And 208 countries enjoy lower wireless fees.”

“The proposed $20.4-billion takeover by Rogers Communications Inc. of rival Shaw Communications Inc. might be our best chance in years to reform the Canadian telecom industry. (The acquisition price rises to $26 billion when Shaw’s debt is included.)”

Posted on: March 29, 2021, 11:15 am Category: Uncategorized

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