Mark Goldberg

Mark Goldberg has more than 35 years of international experience in strategic planning, managing, designing and implementing telecommunications carrier networks. His background includes heading the Network Services organization for one of Canada's largest long distance companies, developing the network architecture for competition in Canada, design of the US Government Voice Network, creating the business plan for Canada's Information Highway initiative, and helping international entrepreneurs launch traditional and enhanced telecommunications services. He holds a Masters degree in Mathematical statistics from Carleton University and a Bachelor's in Mathematics from the University of Western Ontario

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No one does a better job of exploring, interpreting or criticizing telecommunications policy in Canada. Period. - itWorld Canada

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Ranked one of Canada's top 10 technology bloggers in April 2008- itWorld Canada

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Canadian mobile services top G7 affordability ranking

Contradicting the popular narrative, a recent set of reports from PwC Canada puts Canadian unlimited mobile wireless plans atop affordability rankings among the G7 countries. In December, PwC released “Understanding wireless affordability in Canad...

Early bird registration now open for #CTS20

Registration is now open for The 2020 Canadian Telecom Summit, taking place June 15-17 in Toronto. Early Bird discounts are in effect until February 29. Join your colleagues in listening to and participating in executive presentations from those...

Paying for spectrum policy

In an article in the Financial Post this past Friday, an economist calculates that Canadians’ mobile bills include a hidden tax of 12-16% to cover the fees paid by carriers to the government for spectrum. Robert Crandall calculates the spectrum f...

Tax it, regulate it, subsidize it

In his remarks to the National White House Conference on Small Business in 1986, Ronald Reagan said “Government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stop...

Free from online discrimination

What does it mean for Canadians to have the ability to be free from online discrimination including bias and harassment? In the mandate letter for Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry Navdeep Bains, he is told to “Work with the Minister of...