Cable / Telecom News

Comwave pays $100,000 fine for violating DNCL rules


GATINEAU – The CRTC announced today that Comwave Telenetworks Inc. has paid a penalty of $100,000 as part of a settlement over telemarketing practices pertaining to calls made by its independent dealers. Comwave Telenetworks Inc. is affiliated with Comwave Telecommunications Inc., a provider of telecommunications services, such as home telephone, VOIP telephone and long-distance services. The CRTC issued a notice of violation after its investigation and found that while Comwave did subscribe to the National Do Not Call List (DNCL), there were months where they erroneously did not download the list as required. As a result, calls were made by...