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CRTC ruling: Internet Access is a Social Right

by Barry Weisleder

The Canadian Radio and Television Commission ruled on December 23 that high-speed Internet is now a basic service — as essential to our lives as the telephone. From now on, all Canadians must have access to reliable, world-class mobile and residential Internet services.

This is Big Telecom’s worst nightmare. The CRTC just ordered them to extend full service to every part of the country. This is a shake-up in the world of internet, a big departure from the status quo. Continue reading CRTC ruling: Internet Access is a Social Right