Cable & Telecom

CRTC re-org

OTTAWA-GATINEAU – Today, the CRTC announced a structural re-organization, aimed at enhancing “our ability to fulfill the objectives of the Broadcasting Act and the Telecommunications Act more effectively, and to discharge our regulatory responsibilities more efficiently,” says the Commission. “This reorganization will place us in a better position to respond to the realities with which the industries we regulate are grappling, as a result of massive and rapid technological change and the blurring of traditional boundaries and lines of business.” Effective immediately, broadcasting and telecommunications policy and operations will largely be grouped under a converged structure and leadership. A new...