Canada’s new telecom policy begins to take shape

If government support for broadband competition and net neutrality remains intact, the next big question is whether the goal of four wireless competitors in every market is still part of the policy toolkit. That principle is at stake in the Bell-MTS merger review.

Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly says the government believes in net neutrality, an affirmation that Canadians should have the right to access content and applications of their choice online. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By MICHAEL GEIST

PUBLISHED : Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM

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