Cable & Telecom

TV providers code of conduct, 9-1-1 network review among priorities in CRTC’s new three-year plan

OTTAWA–GATINEAU – The CRTC has released its new three-year plan that lists its priorities as introducing the revised framework established with the Let's Talk TV initiative, including a draft code of conduct to help viewers resolve disputes with their television service providers; a review of Canada’s basic telecommunications services; and a review of the country’s 9-1-1network and the next generation of 9-1-1 services.Other planned activities include an assessment of the accessibility of mobile wireless handsets for Canadians with disabilities; continued joint efforts with domestic and international partners to shield Canadians from unsolicited communications by telephone and email; and the continued implementation...