Cable & Telecom

CRTC’s next-gen 9-1-1 hearing begins Monday

GATINEAU – The CRTC will open a public hearing on January 16 as it seeks to establish a regulatory framework for next-generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) in Canada.After soliciting feedback early last year, the Commission said that its determinations will be limited to issues that fall within its jurisdiction under the Telecommunications Act, including the roles and responsibilities of telecommunications service providers, the evolution of existing 9-1-1 networks, and the means by which NG9-1-1 services and network functionality will be funded and implemented.NG 9-1-1 is a term used to describe more technologically advanced 9-1-1 services, such as the ability to send text messages, photos...

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.