Cable & Telecom

CRTC steps up timeline for call traceback process for unwanted calls

OTTAWA – Telecom service providers now have six months to trial a proposed interim call traceback process designed to determine the origins of unwanted nuisance calls, the CRTC said Wednesday.After accepting a report from the CRTC Interconnection Steering Committee (CISC) outlining the interim process, the Commission said that the trial should examine all possible solutions, target individual and mass call originators, and all network technologies (e.g. TDM, wireless, and IP).Noting that all TSPs that provide voice telecommunications services in Canada should cooperate and participate in the final traceback process, the CRTC urged the CISC Network Working Group to consider a...

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.