Cable & Telecom

CTS hosting free webinar to help telcos prepare for STIR/SHAKEN

NEWMARKET, Ont. — The Canadian Telecom Summit today announced it will host a free webinar next month to help Canadian telephone service providers prepare for the CRTC-mandated implementation of the STIR/SHAKEN framework for authenticating IP-based voice calls later this year. The acronym means Secure Telephone Identity Revisited (STIR) and Signature-based Handling of Asserted information using toKENs (SHAKEN) In April, the CRTC announced all Canadian telecom providers must implement STIR/SHAKEN by November 30, 2021. In advance of their implementation of the framework, telcos are required to submit an implementation readiness assessment report by August 31. The CTS webinar, scheduled for Wednesday,...

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.