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Canada: Telecom watchdog gets orders to prioritize consumers’ concerns

 |  February 28, 2019

The Canadian government signaled a shift in telecommunications policy, stating the industry’s regulator will be required to consider affordability as a high priority when it makes future regulatory decisions, reported the Huffington Post.

“Our government is focused on improving the quality, coverage, and most importantly, the price of telecommunications services for Canadians, no matter where they live,” said Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains, who is responsible for telecommunications, in a statement.

“We are ensuring that telecommunications policy will be made through a consumer-first lens to ensure Canadians have access to quality services at more affordable prices.”

Full Content: Huffington Post

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