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Rogers wants telemarketing proceeding expanded

News | 11/11/2008 7:09 pm EST

Rogers Communications Inc. is asking the CRTC to expand the review of certain unsolicited telemarketing rules (UTR) to include text messages (SMS) and multimedia messages (MMS). In a document filed with the CRTC as part of Public Notice 2008-14, the communications giant threatens a Part VII if its request isn’t granted. The move comes 10 days after Bell Canada and Bell Aliant submitted a similar request, asking for a review of certain rules governing the use Automatic Dialing-Announcing Devices (ADADs).

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