Navdeep Bains at CTS 2017

Liberals ask CRTC to review WiFi roaming decision; start down path to 5G

Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains will direct the Federal Cabinet to review a March 1 decision by...

June 5th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Could CRTC ruling against zero-rating be a boon for ISPs and businesses?

Last week's decision by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to forbid the practice of "zero-rating" - exempting certain...

April 24th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Sugar mobile carrier

CRTC rules smaller mobile carriers cannot let users “permanently roam” on big networks

Canada’s telecommunications body has ordered a small wireless startup to shut down its current services for allowing customers to improperly...

March 2nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Canada ranks on top of Internet affordability: Economist

Canada ranks number one out of 75 countries when it comes to the cost of Internet access relative to income...

March 1st, 2017 Brian Jackson

Nigeria faces net neutrality crisis as carriers consider banning Skype

The absence of net neutrality laws and a revenue crisis faced by telecommunications carriers in Nigeria has led to Internet...

February 22nd, 2017 Brian Jackson

CRTC declares broadband internet a basic service

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission has declared broadband internet a basic telecommunications service for all regions across Canada, and...

December 22nd, 2016 Mandy Kovacs

CRTC crackdown on phone fraudsters could snag VoIP calls: analyst

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is considering a new measure to block fraudulent and unwanted telemarketing calls that...

November 14th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Wireless carriers still not clear on contracts, roaming, says telecom complaints czar

It would appear that many of Canada’s wireless service providers are very good at providing less-than-optimal service while still operating...

October 6th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Canadian pricing for mobile services rank among highest in the world: CRTC study

Many Canadians living in cities are paying among the highest prices in the developed world for their mobile phone service,...

August 12th, 2016 Brian Jackson