‘s second-largest cable-TV provider recently announced a deal with telecommunications
to offer voice over internet protocol telephone services.
will be providing wholesales services including access to the public switched telephone
network (PSTN) and long distance facilities.
Canadian consumers are being offered
a variety of services in this technology area as more companies begin offering service. Vonage recently
expanded it’s service offering from the
and Primus currently offers their TalkBroadband
based Shift Networks offers services targeted at small to mid size businesses providing
telephone lines and related services over high speed internet lines.
These new services mean both increased
competition for telephone companies such as Telus and Bell Canada, but also represent
a variety of exciting features and flexibility for consumers and businesses.