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CRTC opens proceeding into 911 and 988 calls from MLTS

Briefs | 05/23/2023 3:00 pm EDT
The CRTC's headquarters at the Terrasses de la Chaudière complex in Gatineau, Que. (photo by Anja Karadeglija).

Tuesday the CRTC announced it was beginning a proceeding into emergency calls from multi-line telephone systems (MLTS). These networks are mostly used by outlets with multiple telephone lines such as offices, hotels or hospitals and frequently require dialing a prefix to get an outside line.

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