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FCM secured a victory on behalf of municipalities, when the CRTC affirmed FCM’s arguments about the municipal role in 5G deployment and managing municipal rights of way. These are some of the most significant policy pronouncements by the CRTC on the role of municipalities in ensuring connectivity for Canadians.
FCM welcomes the federal government’s launch today of the Universal Broadband Fund—a critical step in the delivery of better broadband access to communities across the country
FCM urges the CRTC to consider the range of possible approaches to addressing barriers to investment in high-quality fixed and wireless access networks in rural areas, small towns, and remote communities.
This guide is designed to help municipalities deal with the practical, policy and logistical implications of 5G technology in local communities.
This handbook is designed to support municipalities working with private telecommunications carriers to address the complex challenges of managing rights-of-way while keeping residents safe and taxpayers protected.
Municipal leaders respond with concern to news from Canada’s largest telecommunications companies that they intend to reduce or review the number of rural households that will receive improved broadband connectivity, following a recent CRTC decision.