Cable & Telecom

Iristel accuses Rogers of manipulating caller ID info

GATINEAU — Iristel has filed a complaint with the CRTC alleging Rogers has been manipulating caller ID information for some of its retail mobile subscribers to make it appear as though calls are originating from the United States, which Iristel claims gives Rogers an undue preference. According to Iristel’s Part 1 application, posted to the Commission’s website on Monday, Iristel believes the alleged scheme is “designed to circumvent routing arrangements between companies who are Local Exchange Carriers (LECs) and some of their international partners,” and would allow Rogers “to benefit from termination rates that are more advantageous than those they...

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.