Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission: Broadband Service a Basic Service

Jean-Pierre Blais, head of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), announced today that access to a minimum level of fixed broadband and mobile speed is a basic service for all Canadians.  The minimum speed that ISPs must provide is 50 megabits per second for downloads and 10 megabits for uploads. Here is a link to the transcript of Mr. Blais's speech.  

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