Cable & Telecom

More time to tell the CRTC about telecommunications sales practices

OTTAWA-GATINEAU – Canadians now have all weekend to tell the CRTC about their experiences with the sales practices of the country’s large telecommunications service providers (TSPs).The Commission said Thursday that it is extending the deadline to complete its online survey from September 7 to September 9 at midnight PDT.The survey, launched August 27, is part of the CRTC’s consultation which will result in its report to the government on whether misleading or aggressive retail sales practices are used by Canada’s TSPs.  The process will also a public hearing, scheduled to start on October 22, as well as focus groups across the...