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First text message case under CASL | Enforcement Notice

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has announced the first undertaking and fine involving text message violations under Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL). This...

Telecom mediator adds staff to deal with soaring complaints about Bell,...

Customers say they were misled, misinformed - So many people filed complaints with the Commission for Complaints for Telecom-television Services in recent months, the...

Why the Bell Coalition’s Website Blocking Plan is Flawed: Geist

A Bell-led coalition of media companies, which includes the likes of Rogers, CBC and Quebecor, wants to propose a website blocking plan, backed by...

Where is Canada’s multicultural television space?

Canada has tried in the past to promote multicultural and multiethnic broadcasting by giving special provisions to the ethnic broadcasting category. The Canadian Radio-Television...

Big telcos set to hit many Canadians with internet price hikes

Rogers, Bell to raise rates, while Telus ends bundle discount - Canadians' thirst for fast, reliable internet service has surged in recent years, and so...

Bell and Rogers Tell the CRTC Netflix Should Fund Canadian Content

Bell and Rogers want the CRTC to have companies such as Netflix to fund investments in Canadian programming, but both differ in their proposals. Rogers...

‘The genie is out of the bottle’: Canadian broadcast industry clashes...

The regulatory regime treats Netflix differently, exempting digital media from Canadian content quotas and funding — and no one can agree on how to...

Canadians Signing Up for Cheap, Pirated Live TV Subscription Services

An increasing number of Canadians are signing up for cheap, online pirated live TV channel subscriptions, which allow users to pay a small monthly fee...

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