Cable & Telecom

CRTC to release trend data on fraudulent SIM-swapping

But Commission will not open a public proceeding to examine the issue GATINEAU — In a Commission letter dated June 22, the CRTC responded to a request made in February by the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) asking for the disclosure of confidential information submitted by Canadian mobile carriers to the Commission regarding unauthorized mobile telephone number transfers (or ports) and SIM swapping. PIAC wanted public disclosure of the carriers’ monthly reports regarding the occurrences of SIM swapping, and also asked the Commission to initiate a public proceeding to look into the matter of SIM-swap fraud. “With regards to the...

Our industry and COVID-19

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