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Shaw proposes banning third-party door-to-door sales

telecom | 10/26/2018 12:10 pm EDT

Shaw Communications Inc. is proposing a ban on third-party door-to-door sales to curb aggressive and misleading sales practices in the telecom industry. Company officials told the CRTC on Friday, the last day of the regulator's hearings on aggressive and misleading sales...

CRTC should take charge in next-generation 911 rollout, regulator hears

telecom | 01/16/2017 11:17 pm EST

GATINEAU, Que. — The CRTC should take a leading role — at least temporarily — in co-ordinating the development of next-generation 911 services, the regulator heard Monday as it kicked off a week-long hearing into the future of the emergency call system. Making the transition to an environment where 911 call-takers, or public safety answering points (PSAPs), can receive communication other than voice (such as text, picture and video messages) needs outside guidance,...

Videotron goes on defence as differential pricing hearing wraps

Media | 11/04/2016 11:49 pm EDT

GATINEAU, Que. — Those who innovate shouldn’t be penalized because their competitors can’t keep up, the CRTC heard Friday from representatives of the telecom company...

Shaw recommends industry contribution to rural broadband

telecom | 04/26/2016 9:45 pm EDT

Shaw Communications Inc. broke rank with most of its industry colleagues Tuesday, stating its support for an industry-funded subsidy to help enhance broadband transport. During the company’s...

CRTC urged to look toward future on wireline regulation

telecom | 12/03/2014 8:44 pm EST

GATINEAU, Que. — On Wednesday, the first day of replies in the CRTC’s wholesale wireline hearing, the regulator was consistently asked to look to the future in determining how best to...