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CRTC reopens basic television price hike proceeding

Media | 02/21/2023 5:25 pm EST

 The CRTC is reopening its proceeding into whether or not BCE Inc., Cogeco Inc., Bragg Communications Inc., and Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Co. can increase the retail price of so-called "skinny basic" plans from $25 to $28 per month with a yearly indexing...

SaskTel CEO retiring

Media | 02/13/2023 5:47 pm EST

Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Co. announced the retirement of its president and CEO Doug Burnett. Burnett will be leaving at the end of May to early June, according to the Monday press release issued by its board of directors. “The board is extremely grateful for Doug’s leadership during his tenure as president and CEO of SaskTel,” said SaskTel board chair Grant Kook. “Doug is an exceptional leader with a track record for delivering on results year over year. We are thankful for Doug’s remarkable...

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...

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...

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 a permanent basis, the company said in a press release Tuesday. Doug Burnett replaced Ron Styles, who retired in 2017. Prior to that, Burnett was vice-president of...

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...