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Jun 26, 2020, 17:19 ET Federal Court of Appeal Hearings: Distributel Continues to Advocate for Affordability, Fair Access and Choice for Canadian Consumers

Large telcos and cable companies seek to overturn CRTC decision that would lower high speed internet rates for Canadians and strengthen industry competition TORONTO, June 26, 2020 /CNW/ - As part of...


May 28, 2020, 08:00 ET Distributel Permanently Waives Data Overage Charges on all Internet Plans

Company responds to the evolving needs of its customers TORONTO, May 28, 2020 /CNW/ - Distributel Communications Limited is proud to announce that we have eliminated internet overage charges...


Mar 16, 2020, 11:57 ET Distributel Waives Internet Overage Fees During COVID-19 Mitigation Measures

Company takes measures to strengthen operations and ensure continuous service and support TORONTO, March 16, 2020 /CNW/ - With growing global concerns around COVID-19, and to support the large number ...


Jan 17, 2020, 11:11 ET Australian Wildfires - waiving long distance fees to Australia so families can stay connected

TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2020 /CNW/ - At Distributel, we do what is right for the customer and all Canadians, and starting today, we will waive all long-distance fees for one month, for all customers who...


Nov 05, 2019, 06:30 ET Canadian Consumers Feel Dissatisfied and Trapped by Large Telcos

Landmark survey reveals unprecedented level of consumer frustration; lack of fairness, affordability and choice seen as creating anti-consumer telecommunications environment TORONTO, Nov. 5, 2019...


Sep 17, 2019, 08:00 ET CRTC Decision Corrects Wholesale Internet Rates: Distributel to Offer Higher Speeds, More Services, and Greater Value

Decision directly benefits customers and leads to further investment in rural offerings TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - As a result of the CRTC's recent decision to correct wholesale Internet rates,...


Aug 15, 2019, 20:23 ET Distributel Applauds CRTC Move to Help Canadian Consumers

Decision to lower wholesale broadband prices will promote high-speed Internet innovation, choice and competition TORONTO, Aug. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Distributel Communications Limited applauded the CRTC...


Mar 01, 2019, 08:00 ET CRTC Wireless Review Poised to be a Win for Canadian Consumers

TORONTO, March 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Distributel Communications Limited strongly supports the CRTC's proposed changes to the regulatory framework for wireless services. The CRTC is advocating changes that...


Feb 27, 2019, 08:00 ET Canadian consumers will win under government's proposed policy direction to the CRTC

TORONTO, Feb. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Distributel Communications Limited commends the federal government and the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada...


Nov 07, 2018, 05:05 ET Distributel Supports Call for High-Speed Internet Choice and Greater Competition

Distributel supports industry-wide CRTC application seeking regulatory repair TORONTO, Nov. 7, 2018 /CNW/ - Distributel Communications Ltd. endorsed the Canadian Network Operators Consortium Inc....


Nov 05, 2018, 08:00 ET Distributel and MOBITV announce strategic partnership to bring app-based TV to Canadian customers and wholesalers

Distributel to offer an innovative, customized streaming platform that delivers an enhanced TV experience on any device TORONTO, Nov. 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Distributel, a leading national independent...


Jun 12, 2018, 07:00 ET Ultra-High Speed Broadband Service Has Arrived In Northern Quebec

Distributel and Eeyou Communications Network launch highly anticipated high speed Internet, home phone and TV services to 4,000 homes in Northern Quebec MONTREAL, June 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Distributel...


Jan 17, 2018, 08:00 ET Telecom Breakthrough: Ultra High Speed Internet Launches in Northern Quebec

Bridging the Digital Divide: Distributel and Eeyou Communications Partner to Deliver Residential Broadband to Quebec Cree of Eeyou Istchee and Municipalities in the James Bay Region MONTREAL, Jan....


Nov 02, 2017, 09:30 ET Distributel Purchases Strategic IPTV Service Provider

Announces Acquisition of Zazeen TORONTO, Nov. 2, 2017 /CNW/ - Canada's leading independent telecommunications provider, Distributel Communications Limited (Distributel), today announced that it has...


Oct 11, 2017, 09:39 ET Distributel Expansion Continues with Acquisition in Western Canada

Distributel Acquires Selected Assets of the Navigata-Westel division of TNW TORONTO, Oct. 11, 2017 /CNW/ - Distributel Communications Limited (Distributel), a leading national provider of voice and...


Apr 11, 2017, 11:27 ET ThinkTel First to Unlock Integrated Cloud Calling Solution for Cisco Spark in Canada

TORONTO, April 11, 2017 /CNW/ - ThinkTel, a division of Distributel, today announced a solution that provides Cisco customers with the ability to offer Canadian phone numbers provisioned in near...


Sep 07, 2016, 10:46 ET Distributel Acquires Yak Communications

Acquisition is the latest in a series of aggressive expansion moves by Canada's leading independent telecom TORONTO, Sept. 7, 2016 /CNW/ - Distributel Communications Limited (Distributel), a leading...


Jul 07, 2016, 13:00 ET ThinkTel launches ExpressRoute service to enable optimized private connectivity to the Microsoft Cloud

TORONTO, July 7, 2016 /CNW/ - ThinkTel, a division of Distributel and a leading provider of voice and data services for Canadian SMB and Enterprise customers, today announced the launch of...


Jul 15, 2015, 10:43 ET Distributel Unveils Extensive Expansion of High-Speed Cable Internet Services in Quebec

MONTREAL, July 15, 2015 /CNW/ - One of Canada's leading independent telecommunications companies, Distributel Communications Limited (Distributel), today announced an expansion that will make the...


Jan 22, 2015, 11:12 ET Distributel TV launch signals a new era of independent television options for Canadians

TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada's leading independent telecommunications company, Distributel Communications Limited (Distributel), today announces the official launch of Distributel TV....


May 12, 2014, 08:00 ET Distributel launches Montreal's first Wi-Fi Web-surfing bus

MONTREAL, May 12, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - There's something new on the streets of Montreal. Distributel introduces the city's first-ever Wi-Fi Web-surfing bus. Société de transport de Montréal (STM)...


Apr 29, 2014, 08:00 ET Distributel appoints Matt Stein as CEO

TORONTO, April 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Distributel is pleased to announce that on March 31st, 2014, Matt Stein was appointed as Chief Executive Officer. Mel Cohen will retain his role of Chairman....