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CRTC approves Rogers wireless project to boost connectivity in northern B.C.

telecom | 03/22/2024 6:42 pm EDT

The CRTC has approved Rogers Communications Inc.’s funding application under its Broadband Fund in a bid to improve cell service along 70 kms of highway in northern B.C. ...

Eatrides pledges to support minority language 911 services

telecom | 01/26/2024 12:23 pm EST

CRTC chair Vicky Eatrides has promised to look into recent problems with 911 callers unable to access services in their language of choice.  A recent series of news articles outlined how people wanting service in French could not receive it. Industry Minister...

Netflix urges contribution limit be set at two per cent at CRTC hearings

Media | 12/01/2023 11:21 am EST

Netflix Services Canada ULC says it has invested large amounts of money...

Eatrides defends CRTC independence at CHPC meeting

Internet and Governance | 11/23/2023 1:41 pm EST

In a House of Commons heritage committee meeting that was marked more by partisan feuding than for what...

St-Onge releases Streaming Act direction to CRTC

Internet and Governance | 11/14/2023 5:09 pm EST

Tuesday Canadian Heritage Minister Pascale St-Onge issued the final policy direction to the CRTC that will implement the Online Streaming Act. The bill was passed last spring and the commission has been holding consultations on the policy directions this summer. Over 500...

OpenMedia hopeful ahead of meeting with CRTC chair

Internet and Governance | 06/26/2023 2:11 pm EDT

Lobby group OpenMedia has been polling the public about what the major issues in broadcasting and telecom...

Cheers, jeers, as streaming act becomes law

Media | 04/28/2023 4:34 pm EDT

After months of contentious debate, Bill C-11, the Online Streaming Act, has become law. The Senate voted...

CRTC to review roaming charges after Champagne request

telecom | 03/23/2023 5:58 pm EDT

The CRTC said Thursday it was going to look into recently-announced hikes...

CRTC appoints competition expert as executive director of telecommunications

Internet and Governance | 02/15/2023 6:07 pm EST

CRTC chair Vicky Eatrides announced in a Wednesday press release that the...

UPDATED: Government finalizes new directions for CRTC

Media | 02/13/2023 4:00 pm EST

Monday the federal government outlined new policy directions for the CRTC, with an emphasis on...