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CRTC revokes licences of 42 telecoms

Media | 04/04/2016 4:25 pm EDT

The CRTC said Friday 42 companies providing basic international telecommunications services can no longer operate in Canada. It revoked their licences after they failed to comply with licence conditions requiring them to file information with the regulator. CRTC spokeswoman Patricia Valladao said in an email Friday that a basic international telecommunications services (BITS) licensee “is an entity that the CRTC has authorized to carry telecommunications traffic between Canada and another country.” She added that both facilities-based providers and...

CCTS orders Brama Telecom to refund customer after overbilling

telecom | 07/31/2015 7:25 pm EDT

The Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services (CCTS) issued a decision Friday regarding a complaint made against Brama Telecom Inc., a Toronto-based company that provides wireless, Internet and TV services. CCTS said in the release that it ordered Brama to refund one of its customers after billing them eight times for its monthly service fees instead of twice. CCTS had also said in the release that Brama had made similar errors on two separate occasions, over charging customers for its services. CCTS had recommended that Brama “compensate the customer for the amount...