The Canadian net neutrality success story is notable for how the government, regulator, many companies, and the public have supported net neutrality policies, writes Michael Geist, the Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law at the University of Ottawa.
In a decision likely to have implications for net neutrality, the CRTC has ruled that Bell and Vidéotron’s mobile TV practices violate the Telecommunications Act.
Last week, CRTC renewed the licences for all of the CBC’s broadcast services, giving the CBC the green light to introduce ads on Radio Two and its French language counterpart Espace Musique. Ads on CBC Radio is a product of the Harper Conservatives’ hostility toward public broadcasting in Canada, says Friends of Canadian Broadcasting.
by Aboriginal Peoples Television Network | Jan 23, 2013: Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) has submitted an application to renew its licence to the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC). The CRTC governs the conditions and terms by which APTN operates to provide programming to the