Cable & Telecom

60% of Rogers’ average daily wireless 9-1-1 calls were successful on July 8, telecom tells CRTC

Telecom unable to answer MP’s question about economic losses OTTAWA – Rogers Communications has provided more information to the CRTC about its recent nationwide outage, including that roughly 60% of its average daily volume of 9-1-1 calls were successfully completed by its wireless customers on July 8. Responding to a second round of questions from the Commission on Aug. 22, Rogers explained why some 9-1-1 calls went through while others did not. “In cases where customers were not able to successfully complete their 9-1-1 calls through the Rogers wireless networks, their devices should have attempted, as per standard industry specifications,...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.