Canada: Wireless giant denounces Bureau’s calls for more competition

One of Canada’s largest wireless operators has spoken out against the Competition Bureau one day after the regulator called upon the nation’s telco authority to boost competition in the industry and claimed that consumers could save $1 billion a year from greater competition.

Reports say Rogers Communications has slammed the Bureau’s claims as merely speculative and misguided.

The Bureau sent a letter to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission earlier last week to call on the authority to protect the ability for smaller operators to compete against the nation’s top three companies, Rogers, Bell and Telus. The Bureau reportedly argues that the three industry giants are seeing above average returns because their market hold is so great.

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