Cable & Telecom

CRTC teams up with Australian regulator in fight against spam, telemarketing

OTTAWA-GATINEAU - The CRTC said Thursday that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) to fight commercial electronic messages (spam) and telemarketing.The agreement, signed by CRTC chairman and CEO Jean-Pierre Blais and ACMA acting chairman Richard Bean, allows the two agencies to share information and intelligence, where permitted by the laws of each jurisdiction, regarding spam.  In addition,  both organizations have agreed to facilitate virtual training opportunities and staff exchanges where mutually beneficial.“Whether you live in Canada or in Australia, unlawful spam and unwanted calls continue to be bothersome”, said the CRTC’s...

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.