The CRTC today took steps to enhance the user experience of message relay services by mandating standards for quality, accessibility and functionality.
As the Auditor General’s report on Connectivity in Rural and Remote Areas noted, the Commission has a limited, but important, part to play.
Our mandate is broad. Much more so than those of many of our regulatory colleagues around the world. And we perform a wide range of activities in support of it. Of particular interest to this conference, we promote compliance with Canada’s Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules, including the... Read More
The CRTC is well-known as an administrative tribunal that oversees Canada’s communication system in the public interest. We have been active participants at the IIC since its creation nearly 50 years ago, often sharing our perspective on broadcasting and telecommunications matters at conferences... Read More
At this hearing, we will consider eight applications for a national, multilingual and multi-ethnic television service. The applicants are also seeking mandatory distribution for their proposed services as part of the digital basic service across Canada.
On November 28, provincial emergency management organizations will conduct public alerting tests across Canada. As such, test alerts should appear on every updated and compatible mobile device connected to an LTE (long-term evolution) wireless network in participating provinces and territories.... Read More