Cable & Telecom

Modernizing broadcast regs, spam crackdown among priorities in CRTC’s new three-year plan

OTTAWA – The CRTC last week unveiled an ambitious three-year plan that lists its priorities as modernizing the regulatory framework for the Canadian broadcasting system, improving access to advanced and competitive communication services, strengthening the security and safety of Canadians through the communication system, and building a high-performing organization.Those initiatives are among a number of goals that the Commission has outlined for completion during 2014-17 under the pillars of “connect,” “create”, “protect”, and “management excellence.”The CRTC added that its shorter term activities include a public consultation on the television system and initiating a review of the basic telecommunications services required...

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.