OpenMedia.ca: Today is Cell Phone Freedom Day: new customer protection rules ensure 2–4 million Canadians can move between providers without penalty

cellphonefreedom_fbshare.png Code contains significant customer protections for mobile phone and Internet users, including an end to 3-year contracts, and caps on roaming charges for data June 3, 2015 – Beginning today, between 2 and 4 million Canadian mobile phone customers trapped in three year contracts will be able to cancel

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OpenMedia.ca: Media Advisory: June 3 is Cell Phone Freedom Day: new mobile phone customer protection rules come into effect for 2–4 million Canadians

cpfd-blogv2.png Code contains significant customer protections for mobile phone and Internet users, including an end to 3-year contracts, and caps on roaming charges for data   Image credit: Mobile Phones And Abercrombie by Garry Knight (CC BY-NC 2.0) https://flic.kr/ps/8e5AR WHO: Josh Tabish, Campaigns Manager, OpenMedia David Christopher, Communications Manager, OpenMedia

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OpenMedia.ca: OpenMedia welcomes new CRTC Internet speed measurement program as a win for Canadians and an important step to protect net neutrality

wifilogo.png OpenMedia welcomes new CRTC Internet speed measurement program as a win for Canadians and an important step to protect net neutrality May 21, 2015 – This morning the CRTC announced a new Internet speed measurement program designed to “measure the performance of their home broadband Internet services,” and is

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OpenMedia.ca: Federal Court of Appeal rejects Big Telecom’s efforts to delay implementation of wireless customer protection rules

victoryfb.jpg Federal Court of Appeal rejects Big Telecom’s efforts to delay implementation of wireless customer protection rules May 19, 2015 – The Federal Court of Appeal today has rejected Big Telecom’s efforts to delay the implementation of the Wireless Code of Conduct, stating that the CRTC “…has the right to

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OpenMedia.ca: Federal Court of Appeal allows Bell Mobility to challenge university student, single mother, seniors’ organization and others in court over recent CRTC ruling on Mobile TV

big_telecom_headquarters.png April 2, 2015 – Today’s the Federal Court of Appeal announced that Bell Mobility will be allowed to challenge a recent CRTC decision prohibiting the telecom giant from making competing apps and services more expensive. The decision means that Bell could potentially seek legal costs from university student Ben

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OpenMedia.ca: In win for customers, Federal Court of Appeal denies Bell Mobility’s request to continue controversial Mobile TV service until court case is resolved

bell-costs.png Court rules that Bell must stop discriminating against competing apps and services as per CRTC order, allowing other content providers to operate on a level playing field. March 23, 2015 – The Federal Court of Appeal today dismissed Bell Mobility’s request to continue offering their controversial Mobile TV service

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OpenMedia.ca: Expert Report reveals which telecom companies have your back when it comes to being transparent about protecting privacy

privacy_nonca.png Report provides Canadians with an at-a-glance tool to rate their Internet provider’s transparency around privacy safeguards. Indie ISP Teksavvy “stands out” as the best of the 10 major retailers measured. March 12, 2015 – A report published this morning has revealed that Canadian Internet providers are still falling short

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