Cable & Telecom

DNCL complaints, registrations, slow in 2016-17: report

OTTAWA – Canadians filed fewer complaints over the National Do Not Call List in 2016-17, despite a 489% jump in the number of telemarketers registered with the National DNCL operator, says the CRTC’s annual report released Monday.Since the National DNCL began in 2008, Canadians have registered 13,401,407 telecommunications numbers and deregistered 56,042 numbers.  In the last fiscal year alone, Canadians registered 214,822 numbers for landlines, mobile phones, and fax machines, an average of more than 588 numbers each day.  That’s down from 2015-16 when Canadians registered 294,115 numbers, averaging 805 numbers every day.The report says that the CRTC received 79,417 complaints filed in FY 2016-2017 but...

Our industry and COVID-19

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