Cable & Telecom

Bell alleges payphone scam in CRTC filing

SDI Telecom says Bell is trying to force it out of the payphone business GATINEAU — Bell Canada says it has evidence illegitimate toll-free calls are being made over SDI Telecom payphones and has filed a request with the CRTC to be allowed to withhold payment of disputed charges to SDI for toll-free compensation per call. SDI is a competitive pay telephone service provider (CPTSP), and owns and operates approximately 115 pay telephones over the Bell network, mostly in the greater Toronto area. In a decision last December, the Commission determined CPTSPs are entitled to compensation for toll-free calls originating...

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.