Nearly two decades after having decided that it was not necessary to regulate the wireless telephone sector, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) decided this past April to revisit its decision and hold public consultations on the matter. It should soon announce whether or not it believes that formal regulation is required to ensure that the sector remains competitive. Wireless telephony now includes data transmission and has become a competitive factor for businesses in an environment in which communications technologies are developing rapidly.
|Canada’s wireless industry: A reality check (Sun Media, September 13, 2012)
Canadian cell prices competitive (National Post, September, 11 2012)
Wireless market ‘functioning well’ in Canada: researcher (The Globe and Mail, September 11, 2012)
|Interview (in French) with Yves Rabeau (KYK 95.7, September 11, 2012)|