Are the Liberals About to Give Bell a Monopoly on Internet Access?
Are the Liberals About to Give Bell a Monopoly on Internet Access?
Last July, the CRTC said Bell couldn’t have a monopoly on its new fibreoptic infrastructure. It would have to sell access to other providers to encourage competition. Bell was given 90 days after the July 22 ruling to appeal the decision. They filed the appeal on the last possible day — Oct. 20, the day after Justin Trudeau’s Liberals were swept into power.

Canada finally has gigabit internet infrastucture to (some) homes through Bell, and Bell wants to make sure no other provider can use it.

Last July the CRTC said Bell couldn’t have a monopoly on its new fibreoptic infrastructure. It would have to sell access to other providers to encourage competition. Bell was given 90 days after the July 22 ruling to appeal the decision. They filed the appeal on the last possible day — Oct. 20, the day after Justin Trudeau’s Liberals were swept into power.

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