Cable & Telecom

Rogers outage: Consumer advocacy group calls for CRTC inquiry

OTTAWA – The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) today requested the CRTC immediately open an inquiry into the Rogers network outage impacting Canadians across the country starting around 4:30 a.m. ET this morning. In a letter submitted to the CRTC, signed by PIAC’s executive director and general counsel John Lawford, and obtained by, PIAC further requested the CRTC launch a public notice to examine whether Canadian telecommunications providers “should be required to provide a baseline of emergency planning, refund requirements, notice and transparency and other consumer protections, interconnection, wholesale and other requirements as conditions of service to operate in...

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.