Cable & Telecom

Bell wants to use AI for advanced fraud call blocking trial

GATINEAU – Bell Canada has asked the CRTC for permission to conduct a 90-day test this fall where it will block verified, known scam calls “received or transmitted from, to, or over our networks.”Blocking fraud calls on the network level is something the CRTC has demanded of Canadian carriers, with a deadline of December 18th this year, but this new application asks for a step forward from what the CRTC has demanded.The abridged application on the public file is light on details on how the calls will be identified and blocked, for obvious reasons. “As always, the challenge is to...

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.