Cable & Telecom

CRTC to investigate wireless roaming rates

OTTAWA – Just months after unveiling a new wireless code of conduct designed to regulate carriers by capping fees on cancellation fees and data overage charges, the CRTC may be getting ready to do the same with wireless roaming rates. In an email letter today distributed to 36 companies, the CRTC has asked the country’s large and small carriers to provide information about their Canada and U.S. wireless roaming rates, terms and conditions, as well as revenues dating back to 2007 for voice, data, and text messaging services. “Over the past year, the Commission has been made aware of concerns...