fbpx

SyrupCast Episode 7: Canadian Bacon Capitalism

Welcome to another week of what is turning out to be a pretty entertaining summer in the smartphone industry.

Last week, Rogers bore the brunt of the blame in what the CRTC calls ‘unjust discriminination’ against new entrants in regards to domestic roaming. The issue at hand is exclusivity: Rogers is accused of forcing new entrants like Wind, Mobilicity, Eastlink and others to sign exclusivity agreements for domestic roaming, preventing them from negotiating with other service providers and thus keeping prices high.

While the CRTC has not yet made a decision on whether it will regulate the price of domestic roaming outside of preventing incumbents from charging new entrants more than they charge their customers, the move bodes well for companies looking to expand service at reasonable costs.

We delve into that issue and more in Week 7. This is SyrupCast’s Domestic Roaming-apalooza.

Featured Stories

Running time: 62 minutes

Hosts: Daniel Bader & Douglas Soltys


Download Information

Subscribe to the RSS Audio feed (Use this link if you’re looking to add the SyrupCast to your favourite podcast app, like PocketCasts)

Subscribe to the iTunes Audio feed

Subscribe to the Stitcher Audio feed

Download the SyrupCast (MP3)

Comments