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Canadian radio-television and Telecommunications Commission
We're using more data, and it's costing us.
More than 943,000 devices were unlocked in 2016, according to the CRTC.
The average Canadian household downloads 93 gigabytes a month.
The crux of the problem is that the same companies who control the distribution of television in Canada also create or licence programming, giving them a stranglehold on the medium AND the message. This means they have zero incentive to break up the cable bundle or go beyond the letter of CRTC regulation to actually provide or promote options that fit the lifestyle of today's consumers.