Interventions Phase 2: Intervenor 578

Document Name: 2015-134.226965.2540165.Interventions Phase 2(1$g0501!).html

Big Telco and Cable co's are planning to up their pricing structure on already overpriced services as a result of the Canadian Dollar? What does that have to do with the price of tea in china. Bandwidth capacity was purchased long ago on locked in rate structures and amortized over the contract lifespan - the equipment is already there and already paid for. The cost of delivery in Canada, is done by Canadians, getting paid in Canadian dollars - so unless the Telco/Cableco are going to increase employee pay at the same percentage as the rate increase, there is no added cost of delivery to them.Stop the madness of perpetual gouging, or declare the industry a Cartel/Monopoly ("On **** 9, 2009, Rogers Cable filed a lawsuit in an attempt to prevent Shaw Cable from acquiring Mountain Cablevision of ****, Ontario,[9] on the basis that Rogers and Shaw had effectively agreed to divide the country in half, Rogers in the east and Shaw in the west.") and Nationalize the communication assets under a Crown corp.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anti-competitive_practices This is like a checklist of how our Comm companies operate in Canada, the CRTC was established to protect consumers but has been co-opted by the industry to serve their needs and provides little in the way of support for actual Canadians (rather than the "canadian entity" = corp).http://www.museum.tv/eotv/canadiancabl.htmhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stentor_AllianceRaisons pour comparaitre / Reasons for appearanceI wish to have my voice heard, to be a unbiased representative of the Canadian people. As a member of Canadian society I believe it is my obligation to stand up for the rights of myself, and my fellow citizens so that our voices may be heard.