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Feds rollout $20 a month internet for low-income families and seniors

telecom | 04/04/2022 1:22 pm EDT

The federal government is providing low-income families and seniors with broadband services at reduced rates. On Monday it unveiled the second leg of its Connecting Families...

Telecom companies waive fees for calls to the Ukraine

telecom | 02/25/2022 5:29 pm EST

Several Canadian telecom companies have responded to the Russian invasion of Ukraine by temporarily waiving long distance calling fees to Ukraine. On Friday, Distributel Inc. and its Primus subsidiary announced the companies would waive long distance fees for home phone...

CRTC suspends application of STIR/SHAKEN for 911 calls

telecom | 12/20/2021 1:21 pm EST

The CRTC approved an application by its Interconnection Steering Committee...

$10 fees on customer service tasks don’t violate Wireless Code: Bell, Telus

telecom | 05/03/2019 5:27 pm EDT

BCE Inc., Rogers Communications Inc., Telus Corp., and Shaw Communications Inc. have responded to the CRTC’s questions about $10 fees they charge for some customer service tasks. Telecom...

Doug Burnett named president and CEO of SaskTel

telecom | 01/29/2019 1:36 pm EST

Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corp.’s acting president and CEO has been named to the role on...

Don’t penalize industry over bad actors’ sales practices, CRTC hears

Media | 09/04/2018 6:18 pm EDT

The CRTC should focus its efforts on taking action against telecoms that have been directly accused of unethical sales practices instead of applying blanket rules on the entire industry, smaller...

It’s not ‘notice-and-Norwich,’ SCC to hear in disclosure costs case

Media | 04/20/2018 11:33 am EDT

The notice-and-notice regime requires internet service providers (ISPs) to forward copyright infringement notices, not to identify customers to rightsholders for free, a...