Cable & Telecom

CRTC wants a better 9-1-1 system

OTTAWA-GATINEAU – Canadians are being asked to weigh in on the future of their 9-1-1 emergency services.The CRTC issued the call for comments Thursday, the same day that it publicly released a report authored by former Commissioner Timothy Denton which examines 9-1-1 services in light of the telecommunications system’s evolution to next-generation networks based on Internet Protocol. A Report on Matters Related to Emergency 9-1-1 focuses on the performance and adequacy of the technology currently employed for 9-1-1 services, such as that used to locate a caller who is using a cellphone; the issues related to the provision of 9-1-1 services on next-generation...

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.