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A Closer Look at the New Opportunities and Challenges of Communication and Other Service Access Agreements

Jun 8, 2000 | Article 

Written by Dennis Daoust
ICSC Shopping Centre Legal Update, Vol. 20, Issue 2

Building owners are discovering a new source of revenue that involves virtually no capital outlay by them and does not encroach upon the rentable areas of their buildings, while adding a range of services that are very much in demand by tenants. Canadian Federal regulations affecting the telecommunication industry have been introduced to encourage competition. These regulations combined with new digital communication technology, data transmission, Internet service, cable broadcasting, and satellite communication facilities and similar services have created a very competitive and active group of service providers seeking access to multiple occupant office buildings and shopping centres. In this article, "suppliers" refers generically to these service providers. 

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