Category Archives: Regulatory

Latest CRTC Decision on Usage-Based Billing

On November 15 2011, the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (the CRTC) has released their latest decision on Usage-based billing. The CRTC has decided to implement new usage tariffs on Internet services in Canada. Billing practices for wholesale residential high-speed … Continue reading

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Update on “The 35”

On October 5 2011, the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (the CRTC) published the Results of the fact-finding exercise on the over-the-top programming services. The CRTC has decided not to intervene in this matter, stating in their release: “…the evidence … Continue reading

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CRTC, OTT, Taxes, and The 35

Originally published on August 11, 2011. Last updated on September 7, 2011, with contributions by The Mark News. (easier to read streamlined version available here). On May 25, 2011, The Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (the CRTC) published a Broadcasting … Continue reading

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Unofficial Video Rebuttal to CRTC 2011-77

Or “billing by the byte might be illegal” Also available in written form on The Mark News. This is an unofficial video rebuttal to Telecom Notice of Consultation CRTC 2011-77 – Review of billing practices for wholesale residential high-speed access … Continue reading

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Why I’m Not Participating

On July 11, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission — the CRTC — began hearings on Telecom Notice of Consultation 2011-77, a review of the future billing practices for wholesale residential high-speed access services. In other words, the Commission is … Continue reading

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Rebuttal to Mark Goldberg’s Response

On March 23 2011, Mark Goldberg posted a response on his blog to my video “The UBB Deception” where he objected to many of the items presented in the video, even calling the entire presentation a propaganda piece. This is … Continue reading

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