No evidence Big Three carriers acting as fibre wholesalers would hurt smaller providers, CRTC says


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The CRTC has denied a request by Bell Canada and some independent internet providers for an expedited decision that would prevent large carriers from using rivals’ fibre networks to offer their services to customers.

The regulator said the request, filed in March, “failed to provide sufficient evidence of irreparable harm.”

CRTC secretary-general Marc Morin delivered the response in a Friday letter to the coalition, which also includes TekSavvy, Eastlink, Cogeco Communications Inc. and the Competitive Network Operators of Canada.

The companies had argued that granting Canada’s Big Three internet carriers, including Bell itself, access to one another’s fibre networks would threaten the viability of independent internet service providers.

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