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Telus Corp claims new refund regulations will cost the company 'tens of millions'

Financial Post - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Canada's third-largest telecommunications provider filed an application with the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission over a May decision requiring wireless, voice and Internet service providers to pay prorated refunds to ...

Are You Compliant with Canada's Anti-Spam Law? Expect the Multi-Million Dollar Lawsuits to Start Next Year

Lexology (registration) - ‎1 hour ago‎
Currently, CASL is enforced by three federal agencies: (i) the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (“CRTC”), (ii) the Competition Bureau, and (iii) the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada.
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Pokémon Go caught up in Canada's net neutrality debate as U.S. carrier offers free data to players

Financial Post - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Even AT&T and Facebook wrote to the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission in favour of the practice.
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TV subscribers dwindling, but prices rise, CRTC data shows

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
About 160,000 Canadians cancelled their TV subscription last year, but the industry managed to offset that loss by charging the remaining customers more.

How often are payphones used in Alberta?

Globalnews.ca - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
WATCH ABOVE: When was the last time you used a payphone? In eastern Canada, Bell Canada thinks it's becoming so rare and non-essential that it doesn't want to offer payphone lines at a discount.
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Rogers Communications Inc beats profit expectations as it piles on new wireless customers

Financial Post - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Canada's second-largest telecommunications company reported Thursday earnings excluding some items of 83 cents per share, topping the consensus estimate of 82 cents.

Advocacy group asks CRTC to declare Quebec's online gambling bill unconstitutional

The Globe and Mail - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
The Public Interest Advocacy Centre filed an application on Friday with the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, asking the federal regulator to declare the law unconstitutional. “PIAC brought its complaint to the CRTC because ...

Bell Canada wants to axe discount on payphone lines, no longer views service as essential

Financial Post - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
... following a nearly 20-year-old regulation that forces it to provide pay telephone access lines at a 25 per cent discount to business lines, according to an application filed last month with the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications ...

High-speed solutions sought for rural Nova Scotia internet woes

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
... while another 20,000 to 40,000 are "underserved." The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) considers anyone with internet speeds lower than 5 Mbps underserved. Requests for information must be submitted by Aug.

Battle between big, indie Internet providers heats up over proposed wholesale access rates

Financial Post - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Major providers and consumer advocates waded into the fray this week after smaller providers demanded that Canada's Internet regulator, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, throw out the interim wholesale prices proposed ...

Robust earnings raise concerns over Sirius XM Canada's privatization plan

bnn.ca - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
“Hence much depends on the retail votes.” The proposal also needs approval from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission. Sirius XM Canada completed its filing to the CRTC on May 27 and is awaiting word from the regulator.
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TV subscriptions fall in 2015 amid huge gains in streaming, but industry revenue stable: CRTC

Financial Post - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
31, 2015 from 11.4 million in 2014, according to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission annual financial report on cable, Internet Protocol television (IPTV) and satellite companies.

Time to tax and regulate Netflix and YouTube

Toronto Star - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) the broadcasting regulator, with its New Media Exemption Order, and the federal government (remember Harper's famous “No Netflix tax “pledge) have systematically avoided the OTT ...
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Toronto may join growing number of American cities with 911 texting

570 News - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
But emergency texting for people without hearing or speech impairment is not available anywhere in Canada. In January, the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission started a consultation process to create a regulatory framework ...

Online video marketing is ready for its closeup

ITBusiness.ca - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
In addition, online video content doesn't face the same regulatory constraints that TV shows and commercials are subject to under Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission guidelines. And while commercial ad time can only be ...

CRTC Releases 2015 Financial Results for Cable, IPTV and Satellite Providers

Broadcaster - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission today released statistical and financial information on Canadian cable, Internet Protocol television (IPTV) and satellite companies for the year ending on August 31, 2015.

CRTC Selects Videotron's Offer on Subscriber Wholesale Rates for RDS Services

Broadcaster - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
In accordance with paragraph 40 of the Bulletin and the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Rules of Practice and Procedure, some information about the two parties that are subject to this decision, including certain financial ...

Canadian Telcos Sail Into Uncharted Waters

Investing Daily - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
It will still have to pass muster with the Competition Bureau and the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), in addition to the federal government. That's a lot of bureaucratic hurdles to clear without at least some changes.

"Impairing The Core": Supreme Court Rules That Municipalities Cannot Interfere With Federal Authority Over Cell ...

Mondaq News Alerts (registration) - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
Canadian Radio Television Commission as case law precedents that apply the doctrine of interjurisdictional community in the context of telecommunication. Instead, the Court relied on (and incorrectly applied) the Privy Council's decision in Toronto ...

MVNO Monday: a guide to the week's virtual operator developments

TeleGeography - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has decided that Sugar Mobile, the new national MVNO launched by Ice Wireless a facilities-based MNO delivering 3G/4G HSPA+ technology to rural and remote areas of Canada ...
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