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  • CRTC
  • Pay Less To Connect

With the stroke of a pen, the Federal Cabinet can stand up to Big Telecom and lower Canadian internet bills. Visit paylesstoconnect.ca and demand real action to lower your cost of living

TekSavvy invites voters to join over 250,000 Canadians who are demanding federal action to make life more affordable - simply by enforcing a 2019 CRTC decision that will lower monthly internet bills.    September 1, 2021. Chatham, Ontario. TekSavvy Solutions Inc. (“TekSavvy”) today invited Canadian voters to visit paylesstoconnect.ca, where they can quickly use an online tool to demand concrete federal action that will lower monthly internet bills. In this election, affordability remains top-of-mind for most voters. Recent polling by Abacus Data shows that 64% of Canadians believe the cost of things you use day-to-day have gotten worse over the past 2 years. […]

Read moreWith the stroke of a pen, the Federal Cabinet can stand up to Big Telecom and lower Canadian internet bills. Visit paylesstoconnect.ca and demand real action to lower your cost of living

  • 2019 Rates Order
  • CRTC
  • OBCM

TekSavvy praises OBCM resolution asking Cabinet to overturn anti-consumer CRTC decision

Mayors of Ontario’s largest cities join over 250,000 Canadians in calling on the federal Cabinet to implement a key 2019 CRTC decision that would lower internet prices for consumers August 13, 2021. Chatham, Ontario. TekSavvy Solutions Inc. (“TekSavvy”) today applauded the unanimous resolution passed by the Ontario Big City Mayors (OBCM), which calls upon the […]

Read moreTekSavvy praises OBCM resolution asking Cabinet to overturn anti-consumer CRTC decision

  • Chatham-Kent
  • FTTH

TekSavvy Lights Up Thamesville With Super-Fast Fibre Internet

ISP launches fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) service in Thamesville today, as part of an ongoing initiative to provide affordable connectivity to the Chatham-Kent community via a high-speed fibre-optic network. August 3, 2021. Chatham, Ontario. TekSavvy Solutions Inc. (“TekSavvy”), Canada's largest independent Internet service provider (ISP), is pleased to announce today the launch of TekSavvy fibre-to-the-home service in […]

Read moreTekSavvy Lights Up Thamesville With Super-Fast Fibre Internet

  • 2019 Final Rates Order
  • CRTC

TekSavvy files court challenge against CRTC’s rate-reversal as it awaits decision from Cabinet

ISP urges Liberal Government to quickly intervene: “The solution to this fiasco rests with Cabinet.” June 29, 2021. Chatham, Ontario. TekSavvy Solutions Inc. (“TekSavvy”) yesterday filed a notice of motion with the Federal Court of Appeal, indicating it will seek leave to appeal the CRTC’s recent wholesale rates decision (Decision 2021-181). That decision stunned observers […]

Read moreTekSavvy files court challenge against CRTC’s rate-reversal as it awaits decision from Cabinet

  • 2019 Final Rates Order
  • CRTC

TekSavvy provides Liberal Government with clear evidence of CRTC Chair’s bias

ISP urges Cabinet to quickly remove Ian Scott and reinstate evidence-based 2019 Final Rates Order June 24, 2021. Chatham, Ontario. TekSavvy Solutions Inc. (“TekSavvy”) today filed additional evidence with the Liberal Government in support of its May 28 Petition to the Governor in Council regarding the CRTC’s recent wholesale rates decision (Decision 2021-181). That decision […]

Read moreTekSavvy provides Liberal Government with clear evidence of CRTC Chair’s bias

  • rate decision

TekSavvy Petitions Federal Cabinet to Overrule CRTC’s Arbitrary Rate Decision

ISP asks Cabinet to remove “biased” chair and reinstate evidence-based 2019 Rates Order May 28, 2021. Chatham, Ontario. TekSavvy Solutions Inc. (“TekSavvy”) has petitioned the Liberal Government to overrule yesterday’s CRTC decision, which arbitrarily reversed its own 2019 decision lowering wholesale rates charged by Canada’s largest carriers (such as Bell Canada and Rogers) to smaller […]

Read moreTekSavvy Petitions Federal Cabinet to Overrule CRTC’s Arbitrary Rate Decision

  • competition
  • CRTC
  • Rates Order

CRTC Decision Will Kill Telecom Competition, Guarantees Even Higher Prices: TekSavvy

ISP scraps plans to offer mobile service and drops out of spectrum auction following CRTC’s “arbitrary” reversal on wholesale internet rates May 27, 2021. Chatham, Ontario. TekSavvy Solutions Inc. (“TekSavvy”) said it was shocked and disappointed by today’s CRTC decision, which reversed its 2019 decision lowering wholesale rates charged by Canada’s largest carriers (such as […]

Read moreCRTC Decision Will Kill Telecom Competition, Guarantees Even Higher Prices: TekSavvy

  • Fibre
  • Home Wi-Fi

TekSavvy launches its GigaSpire Blast system with Home Wi-Fi Pro to deliver an unsurpassed in-home experience for fibre customers

ISP chooses Calix Revenue EDGE to provide its managed home Wi-Fi solution, differentiating its brand and service offerings and delivering an exceptional experience to its fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) customers. May 6, 2021. Chatham, Ontario. TekSavvy Solutions Inc. (TekSavvy), Canada’s largest independent internet service provider (ISP), today announced the launch of its managed home Wi-Fi service built […]

Read moreTekSavvy launches its GigaSpire Blast system with Home Wi-Fi Pro to deliver an unsurpassed in-home experience for fibre customers

  • competition
  • CRTC

Rogers-Shaw merger could harm competition, consumers: TekSavvy

ISP says the CRTC and Competition Bureau must set strict regulatory conditions to ensure competitive markets for internet and mobile services. March 31, 2021. Chatham, Ontario. TekSavvy Solutions Inc. (TekSavvy) today appeared before the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology, during its study of the proposed Rogers-Shaw merger. TekSavvy told MPs that the proposed […]

Read moreRogers-Shaw merger could harm competition, consumers: TekSavvy

  • CRTC
  • Supreme Court
  • Wholesale Internet

In wake of Supreme Court ruling, TekSavvy urges CRTC to immediately implement 2019 wholesale rates and promote affordable internet

As frustrated consumers demand federal action to lower prices, Canada’s top court dismisses Big Telecom’s case with costs. February 25, 2021. Chatham, Ontario. TekSavvy Solutions Inc. (TekSavvy) welcomed today’s decision from the Supreme Court of Canada declining to hear appeals by Canada’s largest telecom and cable companies (such as Bell Canada and Rogers), who seek […]

Read moreIn wake of Supreme Court ruling, TekSavvy urges CRTC to immediately implement 2019 wholesale rates and promote affordable internet

  • Broadband Infrastructure
  • fibre-optics

TekSavvy selects Ciena for deployment of new broadband infrastructure through Southwestern Ontario

ISP’s long haul fibre network between Toronto and Windsor to be powered by Ciena’s turnkey optical solutions January 14, 2021. Chatham, Ontario. TekSavvy Solutions Inc. (TekSavvy), Canada’s largest independent Internet service provider (ISP), today announced an agreement with Ciena to utilize its best-in-class optical solutions as the ISP completes its long-haul transport network between Toronto […]

Read moreTekSavvy selects Ciena for deployment of new broadband infrastructure through Southwestern Ontario

  • Enterprise Network Services
  • MPLS

TekSavvy announces MPLS enterprise network service

Partners can secure their branch communications, reduce latency and leverage the coast to coast TekSavvy network backbone to bring new confidence in time sensitive applications. January 11, 2021. Chatham, Ontario. TekSavvy Solutions Inc. (TekSavvy), Canada’s largest independent internet service provider (“ISP”), today announces the broad availability of their MPLS (Multiprotocol Label Switching) network service. By […]

Read moreTekSavvy announces MPLS enterprise network service