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Canada: Regulator caps wireless roaming rates

 |  May 7, 2015

Canada’s telecom regulator has capped the amount that Canada’s major wireless carriers can charge smaller carriers for allowing their customers to piggyback on the major networks while roaming.

Such rates are considered key to increasing competition in the wireless market because they allow smaller players to pay to give their customers temporary access to the incumbents’ networks until their own infrastructure can be built up.

Although the new rates do not directly affect what companies charge their customers, the ruling is designed to encourage those companies to pass the savings on to their customers.


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