Cable & Telecom

CRTC denies Iristel, Telus R&Vs; Resumes process to issue penalties

By Denis Carmel On Wednesday, the CRTC rendered decisions denying the Review and Vary (R&V) requests filed by Telus and IristelĀ in November and September 2020 respectively. At stake was a CRTC decision made in August 2020 following a complaint issued by Telus in August 2018 alleging traffic stimulation activities conducted by Iristel regarding long-distance calls using area code 867, which serves Northern Canada. Later, Telus proceeded to block 867 calls from Iristel using self-help remedies, basically taking the law into its own hands. Both were found guilty and the CRTC decided that by violating the Telecom Act, they would be...

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.