Cable & Telecom

CRTC sets deadline for caller ID for VoIP calls as ongoing fight wages on against unwanted calls

OTTAWA – Canada’s telcos have until March 31, 2019 to implement caller ID technology for calls made over Internet Protocol (IP), the CRTC said Thursday.The Commission also ordered the CRTC Interconnection Steering Committee (CISC) to submit an industry report card twice a year, beginning six months from the January 25th date of this decision, to help track the progress being made on caller identification authentication.The telcos were also directed to develop a call traceback process for VoIP nuisance calls, and the CISC was also asked to file a progress report on this process within the next nine months.The CRTC also called...

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.