Cable & Telecom

CRTC catches, fines five more telemarketers

OTTAWA-GATINEAU - Four companies have paid $92,500 as part of settlements over violations to Canada's telemarketing rules, and the CRTC has fined a fifth company $30,000, the Commission said Thursday.Acting on complaints, the CRTC investigated four companies for presumed violations of the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules.  As part of settlements, these companies paid a total of $92,500 in monetary penalties as follows:- AcademyOne Learning Ltd., a company offering educational tutoring – $25,000- Eagle Water of Ontario, a water treatment company – $32,500- Outsources Inc., a telemarketer offering calling services for telemarketing – $15,000- Scentral Cleaning Services, a residential and commercial cleaning...

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.