Cable & Telecom

Telus adds more robocall security

VANCOUVER – This week Telus officially launched Call Control, an new service the company says is an improvement on the CRTC’s best practices for call filtering services and universal call blocking. Call control is a free feature available to home phone customers in B.C. and Alberta – and now to all wireless customers nationally which blocks the majority of autodialed calls from reaching customers. The majority of nuisance calls, including scams, are generated by computer-dialers that enable spammers to dial many numbers at once and are normally unable to respond to the Call Control message. Of the first group of...

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.