Cable & Telecom

UPDATED: Ontario vows to stamp out “cell shock” with new wireless regulation

TORONTO – Ontario is following Quebec and Manitoba’s lead to simplify cell phone contracts for consumers. The provincial government said Thursday that it is introducing legislation to make it easier to understand the costs and terms of wireless services agreements, while ensuring that service providers are upfront with information before contracts are signed.  The Wireless Services Agreement Act, 2012 will allow consumers to cancel agreements at any time, with limits on cancellation changes; require the express consent of the consumer to renew, extend or amend a contract; require greater disclosure and clarity in contracts for wireless services; and introduce all-inclusive...

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.