It’s undeniable that the Internet plays a key role in the lives of Canadians…but what role should the government play in making it more accessible? That’s what the CRTC sought to clarify with its conference “#TalkBroadband,” which wrapped up last week. The discussions laid out a number of policy options – such as increased subsidies and more private competition – in quest of the ones that would best suit Canada’s unique telecommunications landscape.
Carleton University’s Dwayne Winseck was an active participant in the conference, and he covered it in his blog. We caught up with Dwayne Winseck to get his take on the conference and how it might change Internet and telecommunications policy in Canada.
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