CRTC Rules U.S Ads be Shown During Canadian Super Bowl Broadcast

The CRTC has issued new rules stating that Canadian ads not be subbed in to replace American ones during the Super Bowl.

U.S Court of Appeals Has Ruled Against ‘Fast Lanes’ on the Internet: Will the CRTC Do the Same?

U.S Court of appeals has ruled against ‘Fast Lanes’ on the Internet, something that the CRTC will likely consider when they review Canada’s net neutrality rules as part of an upcoming public hearing.

Following the CRTC’s Ruling, Cable Providers Must Now Offer $25/Month Basic Cable Packages, Pick and Pay and Channel Bundles

Canadian T.V service providers must now offer $25/month basic cable packages, and pick and pay and channel bundle options to viewers.

CRTC Launches New Code For Clearer TV Bills

The CRTC has launched a new industry Code for cable and satellite TV providers to adhere to, with regards to billing.

CRTC Ruling: Big ISPs Must Share Fibre Networks with Competitors

The CRTC has put forth yet another ruling in favour of the little guys. Starting next year, the country’s largest internet service providers (ISPs) must share their high speed fibre networks with their smaller competitors. The ruling comes more than 6 months after the CRTC held public hearings where they heard from industry players, consumer advocates, municipal […]

CRTC Releases Three-Year Access Plan 2015-2018

Today, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) published its Three-Year Plan, setting out the key activities it intends to undertake from 2015 to 2018 in order to ensure that Canadians have access to a “world-class communication system”.

Canadians Urging CRTC to Ban 3-year Cell Phone Contracts

If being locked into a 3-year cell phone contract infuriates you to no end and you’d really like to take it out on the wireless providers, the CRTC has an open ear. Several hundred Canadians took advantage of a public consultation and wrote in to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission as part of a […]

BCE Revises Astral Bid to Win CRTC Approval

After an outright rejection from the CRTC against the proposed merger with Astral Media in mid-October, BCE wants to get back to the bargaining table. The CEO of BCE, George Cope and his team have tabled a new proposal to meet the regulatory requirements set forth by the CRTC and in so doing show that […]

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