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Videotron's Unlimited Music To Receive Ruling From CRTC

Android Headlines - ‎May 20, 2016‎
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced that they are going to investigate the different pricing practices when it comes to wired and wireless data plans by way of a public hearing starting on October 31, 2016.

CRTC may pull plug on pick-and-pay cable packages when Blais departs, expert predicts

bnn.ca - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Canada's broadcast regulator will likely cancel its so-called pick-and-pay cable rules after current chairman and CEO Jean-Pierre Blais' term ends in July 2017, broadcast lawyer and consultant Peter Miller predicts.

Ontario commissioner extends legal battle with CRTC chairman

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎May 20, 2016‎
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) said on Wednesday that it will hold a public inquiry in the fall into the practice of “zero-rating,” which is when Internet or wireless providers exempt certain services (such as ...
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Content quotas and ownership restrictions for Canadian broadcasters are outdated and should be abolished: C.D. Howe

Financial Post - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Last year, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission began to relax Canadian content regulations, getting rid of daytime quotas for local channels - but the report says the CRTC should go one step further and get rid of them ...
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Canada should ease regulations on traditional broadcasters, two think tanks say.

Toronto Star - ‎May 26, 2016‎
On-demand digital video and audio providers are exempt from Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission regulations that require licensed broadcasters to pay into a fund that subsidizes production of original domestic programming.
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CRTC estimates $3.3M in costs to investigate, enforce National Do Not Call List

CTV News - ‎May 17, 2016‎
OTTAWA -- The CRTC estimates it will cost the broadcast regulator $3.3 million this year to investigate alleged violations of the National Do Not Call List and enforce the program.
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CRTC to explore Net neutrality in hearing on Internet, wireless data pricing

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎May 18, 2016‎
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) received multiple complaints after Videotron introduced the Unlimited Music program in September and the commission said Wednesday it would rule on the Videotron case on ...

Telehop Announces First Quarter Results

Yahoo Finance UK - ‎21 hours ago‎
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission ("CRTC") has licensed Telehop as a Class "A" telecommunications carrier.
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Efforts underway to eliminate Amber Alert bloopers

Toronto Sun - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is already working on that pilot project.

Halton Region wants wireless service providers to participate in Canada's National Public Alerting System

InsideHalton.com - ‎May 24, 2016‎
It passed a resolution Wednesday (May 18) to provide feedback to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) as it looks for public input by May 30 on the role the wireless industry can play in make the alerting system even ...

Ontario's VMedia enters Alberta, will take on Shaw and Telus for home telecom services

Calgary Herald - ‎May 25, 2016‎
VMedia - a small Internet service provider based in Toronto - received permission last year from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission to offer its Internet-based TV services across the country. In addition to Alberta, it ...

Rejecting Bell's broadband fight sends a clear signal: Geist

Toronto Star - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Last week, the government ended months of speculation by rejecting a Bell cabinet appeal of a Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) decision on broadband infrastructure. In July, the Commission extended open access ...
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CRTC seeks comments on neutrality of Internet data pricing plans

CanIndia News - ‎May 19, 2016‎
internet The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today announced that it is examining differential pricing practices related to wireline and wireless data plans.

CRTC estimates $3.3M to police Do Not Call

www.kingstonregion.com/ - ‎May 17, 2016‎
OTTAWA - The CRTC estimates it will cost the broadcast regulator $3.3 million this year to investigate alleged violations of the National Do Not Call List and enforce the program.

PRESS DIGEST- Canada-May 25

Daily Mail - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Broadcast regulator Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission wants to know how pick-and-pay television is working out so far, and is calling Canada's largest cable and satellite distributors to account for the way they've rolled out ...

Globalstar Awarded Spot Gen3 Contract from Nunavut Government

Satellite Today - ‎May 26, 2016‎
According to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission's “Communications Monitoring Report 2014: Telecommunications Sector,” while wireless networks cover about 99 percent of the country's population, an estimated 80 percent ...

Bears invade Fort Mac

Castanet.net - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The conservative think-tank concludes that the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission's policies that aim to protect and subsidize Canadian content has created an uneven playing field for traditional media against online content ...
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Manitoba NDP opposes Bell's deal to buy MTS

Globalnews.ca - ‎May 24, 2016‎
WINNIPEG - Manitoba New Democrats called on the Progressive Conservative government Tuesday to oppose the proposed takeover by Bell of Manitoba Telecom Services, or MTS. NDP legislature member Jim Maloway said the loss of a regional cell ...
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CBC applies to change broadcasting licenses, extend right to air national radio ads

Financial Post - ‎May 18, 2016‎
The decision to air commercial advertising on public radio - for the first time in Canada in more than three decades - was not without controversy.
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