Cable & Telecom

CRTC signs off on new video relay service

OTTAWA–GATINEAU - Canadians who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired will have access to a new telecommunications service as early as the fall of 2015.The CRTC said Tuesday that video relay service will be made available in Canada for users of American Sign Language (ASL) and Langue des signes québécoise (LSQ). When it launches, the service will facilitate conversations between people who are deaf, hard of hearing and speech impaired and other Canadians, and vice versa.  An operator facilitates the conversation between the two parties by relaying the conversation between sign language and spoken language.Although video relay service will be offered...

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.