The most interesting piece of news this week.

Now this could change everything. Will Canada follow?

UPDATE:More from the horse’s mouth (thanks Michele: Our commitment to open broadband platforms – google

UPDATE2:
[FCC Says Wireless Could be America’s “Third Pipe”] FCC responds:

In a congressional hearing on Tuesday, three out of the five FCC commissioners told lawmakers that they are supportive of the open-access standards as proposed by FCC Chairman Kevin J. Martin, according to Reuters. “A network more open to devices and applications can help ensure that the fruits of innovation on the edges of the network swiftly pass into the hands of consumers,” said Martin, speaking to the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee.

Democratic commissioner John Adelstein specifically noted that an open-access approach “could open these key airwaves to badly needed competition in the broadband space.

  • JB

    The answer is no, Canada will not follow. For some reason Telcos have managed to achieve sacrosanct status in this Nation. Policies are drafted in BCE’s bunker and are ratified on the Senate floor. It has always been that way and if Maxime Bernier thinks he’ll change anything he’s delusional.

  • JB

    The answer is no, Canada will not follow. For some reason Telcos have managed to achieve sacrosanct status in this Nation. Policies are drafted in BCE’s bunker and are ratified on the Senate floor. It has always been that way and if Maxime Bernier thinks he’ll change anything he’s delusional.