Cable & Telecom

CRTC approves $16 million in funding for the Canadian Administrator of VRS

OTTAWA — The CRTC announced Wednesday it has approved the application submitted by the Canadian Administrator of VRS (CAV) for $16,032,739 in funding from the National Contribution Fund (NCF) for 2020.Access to this funding will enable the CAV to continue to offer video relay service in Canada to the benefit of all Canadians, as envisioned by the Commission in Telecom Regulatory Policy 2014-187, the CRTC said today in its decision. Video relay service (VRS) enables people who use sign language to conduct telephone calls and communicate with voice telephone users using sign language. VRS connects a sign language user with another...

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.