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CRTC orders CCTS-avoiding telecoms to explain themselves

telecom | 11/01/2019 4:11 pm EDT

The CRTC has told six small telecoms who have refused to join the Commission for Complaints for Telecom-television Services (CCTS) they have until Dec. 16 to explain why. It said WISP Internet Services Inc., Golden Rural High Speed, Pure Channel Communications Inc., MySignal.ca Solutions Inc., Redbox Solutions Ltd., and Total Cable Service Inc. have until then to show why they shouldn’t “be found in violation of the Telecommunications Act for contravening the CCTS participation requirement” and face a $50,000 fine. The directors of the companies could also have a $15,000 fine levied...