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Big Internet providers must open fibre networks to competitors; CRTC

The Canadian Press, via The Star Phoenix
Well, it's about time. What else is there to say? Hopefully, this drives prices down, if even only a little.
Now, the CRTC needs to find a way to force these big companies to actually invest in developing, and maintaining their networks. These big ass companies have been sitting on what they've already got for too long, without actually improving on it very much.
Fifteen, twenty years ago, under Chrétien's leadership, it seemed as though Canada were poised to take a lead on internet technology, but today, Canada's fallen behind Europe and Asia. At least we're still ahead of the USA, but that's not much to be proud of.

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