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They’re the most hated companies in the country. And yet, they’re unavoidable.
The telecom oligopoly seems to rule Canada’s economy with an iron fist. Canadians are paying more and more for our cell phones, cable and internet.
So how was it that we ended up in this situation? And was it inevitable that things would get so bad?
Featured in this episode: Ben Klass, Dwayne Winseck, Keldon Bester, Dale Eisler
To learn more
“A Social History of Canadian Telecommunications” in Canadian Journal of Communication by Dwayne Winseck
“Bell takeover of MTS gets federal approval” in CBC News
Credits: Arshy Mann (Host and Producer), Jordan Cornish (Producer), Noor Azrieh (Associate Producer), André Proulx (Production Coordinator)
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