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

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CRTC has wrong focus on digital divide, carriers complain

The federal telecom regulator is wasting a lot of time on finding ways to close the digital divide between urban...

June 8th, 2016 Howard Solomon

CRTC says CASL is here to stay, seeks help in investigating fraud

For anyone holding out and hoping that the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) was a fad, the message from the public...

March 23rd, 2016 Dave Yin

Why the CRTC’s latest move shows Canada’s fibre connectivity still needs more work

Last week was a positive one for smaller, independent ISPs. A ruling by the CRTC has opened the door for...

July 29th, 2015 Danny Bradbury

CRTC to review satellite Internet pricing in Nunavut, N.W.T. and Yukon

A report commissioned by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunication Commissioned found that Internet speeds in Nunavut and parts of the...

April 16th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

The impact of net neutrality on cloud computing

Net neutrality has been in the news a lot lately, but there’s much less discussion of its relationship to and...

March 31st, 2015 Don Sheppard