Cable & Telecom

PIAC wants a full public hearing on number porting fraud

GATINEAU – Consumer group Public Interest Advocacy Centre says the growing challenge of number porting fraud, where consumers’ phone numbers are essentially stolen (and then used by thieves to hack into bank accounts, for example), is an issue which requires a full public hearing to discuss. Earlier this month, the CRTC asked the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association for more information on the matter and what the association’s members are doing to prevent the practice. PIAC says more must be done, however. “(W)e believe this is far too serious an issue for the Commission to only involve the CWTA,” said a...

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.