Go to the Globe and Mail homepage

Jump to main navigationJump to main content

(Kevin Van Paassen/Kevin Van Paassen/The Globe and Mail)
(Kevin Van Paassen/Kevin Van Paassen/The Globe and Mail)

Earlier Discussion

Small ISP reacts to CRTC reversal Add to ...

It has been a tumultuous time for small ISP wholesalers lately. In the past several months, the CRTC has issued rulings that affect the way small Internet wholesalerscan compete against larger incumbents. Some of the decisions favour the small ISPs, such as being able to match bandwidth speeds offered by the big guys, and others have not, such as being forced to adopt a usage-based billing format.

More related to this story

Well, until Thursday. The CRTC's decision to delay the implementation of UBB, pending a review of the whole thing, seems to have given small ISPs a reprieve of sorts. However, judging from Konrad W. von Finckenstein's comments Thursday, ISPs such as Teksavvy -- and their unlimited Internet plans -- are a source of concern for large providers and for the CRTC.

Today, we have a representative of one such small ISP, George Burger of TekSavvy Solutions, who'll be online for an hour to chat with Globe readers about the CRTC's reversal and some of the issues around the UBB debate.

Join us at 1 p.m. Friday.



<iframe src="http://www.coveritlive.com/index2.php/option=com_altcaster/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=8354420fce/height=650/width=460" scrolling="no" height="650px" width="460px" frameBorder ="0" allowTransparency="true" ><a href="http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=8354420fce" >Teksavvy reacts to CRTC Committee hearing</a></iframe>


Follow us on Twitter: @GlobeTechnology

 

More related to this story

In the know

Most popular video »

Highlights

More from The Globe and Mail

Most Popular Stories