The Telecommunications Policy Review Panel, an independent panel of experts appointed last year by Industry Canada, released last week its report which contains 127 recommendations relating to regulations, growth and development of Canada's telecommunications industry. http://www.telecomreview.ca/epic/internet/intprp-gecrt.nsf/en/Home.
CATA/CAIP made a submission to the Review Panel in August and is pleased to seethat the Report addresses several areas that our submission raised. For example, consistent with our submission and the online research CATA conducted in the fall, the Report concludes:
CATA believes this is a very comprehensive review of the telecommunications sector in Canada and will work closely with the Government to promote changes that CATA and CAIP members believe will promote Canadian competitiveness.