CRTC publishes internet code of conduct aimed at ISPs

CRTC publishes internet code of conduct aimed at ISPs

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission has released an internet code of conduct meant to allow Canadians to benefit from easier-to-understand contracts, clearer information about prices, and protection from unexpected charges.  The code will come into effect on Jan. 31, 2020, and will apply to Bell Canada, Rogers Communications, Telus, Cogeco, Eastlink, SaskTel, Vidéotron, Shaw Telecom, Xplornet and Northwestel.   Administered […]

CRTC orders Quebecor to maintain TVA Sports signal to Bell subscribers

CRTC orders Quebecor to maintain TVA Sports signal to Bell subscribers

OTTAWA – Canada’s telecom regulator issued an order Thursday compelling Quebecor to maintain its TVA Sports signal to Bell TV subscribers and threatened to automatically suspend its licence should it fail to comply. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission said the order will be registered with the Federal Court and may result in contempt of […]

Bell and Rogers defend sales practices at CRTC hearing

Bell and Rogers defend sales practices at CRTC hearing

Canada’s two biggest telecommunications companies got their turn to speak on Friday in a five-day probe by Canada’s telecom regulator into sales practices in the industry. Officials from BCE Inc. and Rogers Communications Inc. addressed a panel at the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission on Friday, their first chance to participate in the five-day public probe by the regulator. The […]

CRTC requires free unlocked phones in wireless update

THE CANADIAN PRESS Jun 15, 2017 , Last Updated: 11:51 PM ET OTTAWA — Cellphone companies will soon no longer be allowed to charge customers to unlock their devices, Canada’s telecom regulator said Thursday as it unveiled sweeping changes to the wireless code of conduct. The new code from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission […]