Wireless prices fell by 25%? – Big claims going down.

The Canadian government has been patting itself on the back for what they say in a recent press release is delivery on a promise to ‘reduce cell phone wireless plans by 25%’, three months ahead of its two-year target ending March 2022. To be fair, this headline is qualified in the text of the release […]

CCTS Annual Report 2020-21 Shows Consumer Internet Issues

OTTAWA, 6 December 2021 – Consumers are struggling with Internet services during the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, said the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC), citing today’s release of the 2020-21 Annual Report of the Commission for Complaints for Telecom-television Services (CCTS). The CCTC Annual Report shows a 9% year over year increase in consumer complaints during […]

PIAC supports Data On Tap Inc.’s petition to reverse MVNO Decision

The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) today filed a submission to the Governor in Council supporting Data On Tap Inc.’s (DoT) petition to the government to reverse a decision of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) that will prevent more wireless competitors from offering service in Canada PIAC’s submission supports DoT’s petition to open […]