Tag Archives: CRTC

Canada’s Spam Call Problem: Can Telecom Companies Put an End to It?

Have you recently received a phone call from an unknown number? Did you curiously pick up, only to hear a spooky robotic voice greet you on the other side? Further, did the voice claim something ridiculous, such as a warrant being out for your arrest? Unfortunately, this kind of phone call has been a reality …

Electoral Promises on Telecommunications: What Each Major Party has Pledged

With the Federal election approaching on September 20th 2021, millions of Canadians have already cast their vote in the advanced polls. Regardless, the majority of the country will go out and cast their vote on the 20th. With so many citizens still undecided, the 2021 election is gearing up to be a very tight race. …

TekSavvy Versus CRTC: What’s Going On?

TekSavvy is an independent service provider based in Chatham, Ontario. Since their establishment, they have aimed to provide affordable internet, TV and home phone service to Canadian residents and businesses. However, they recently publicly denounced the CRTC, and began a campaign demanding that they lower internet prices across the country. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications …

Home internet is going to cost more in Canada

Why will internet cost more? Unfortunately, it appears that home internet will cost more in Canada starting in August of 2021. However, this does not apply to everyone, so you may have been spared from the recent change in policy. The announcement came from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC). Due to the events …

Low-cost and occasional-use plans introduced in Canada

As of July 14 2021, four mobile companies are expected to offer its users with cheaper wireless service plans, known as low-cost or occasional-use plans. The plans are aimed at customers who only use their phones rarely, and don’t want to spend money on more traditional, all-inclusive mobile plans. The decree comes from the Canadaian …

HAVE YOUR SAY: CRTC investigation into unethical sales practices of Canada’s largest telecos

As you may already know, on July 16 of this year, CRTC finally launched an investigation into the unethical, aggressive and potentially misleading retail sales practices of some of Canada’s largest Telecos. This comes after CBC’s Go Public pursued a story last and received over 200 reports from employees and over 800 complaints from customers …

Express yourself!

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecomunications Commission “CRTC” is conducting a Survey to measure Canadian citizens’ satisfaction level regarding Mobile and web services provided by local operators. Willing to analyze thoroughly all Web and Mobile services offers, CRTC calls upon the public to participate in the Survey that will be conducted nationwide , starting January 14th,2016. …