Public Sector Reform

Viewpoint – Three Myths about Competition in the Canadian Wireless Sector

There are several myths going around regarding the state of competition in the Canadian wireless sector. According to critics, the lack of competition compared to other industrialized countries means that Canadians are among those who pay the most for their services ‒ services, moreover, that are of poor quality. The MEI recently delved into this subject in some detail. As a new round of CRTC hearings begins, during which wholesale roaming fees will be debated, we are revisiting the matter briefly in order to contribute to a more balanced debate.

Media release: The state of wireless competition does not justify more interventionist measures

Research Paper: The State of Competition in Canada’s Telecommunications Industry ‒ 2014 (May 6, 2014)

 

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