Tag: crtc

Bell MTS Officially Launches In Manitoba

Posted: March 17th, 2017 at 7:30pm BUSINESS, Featured
WINNIPEG, MB. — Bell MTS officially launches in Manitoba Friday. Uniting the local and national strengths of MTS and Bell Canada, Bell MTS will bring unprecedented investment and innovation in…

What Will CRTC Internet Ruling Mean For Manitoba?

Posted: December 22nd, 2016 at 12:00pm Featured, National, NEWS
WINNIPEG, MB - The CRTC has ruled that broadband internet is to be classified as a basic service. This means internet providers must ensure access to quality internet services across the…

BCE set to buy MTS for $3.9 billion

Posted: May 2nd, 2016 at 7:50am Featured, manitoba, National, NEWS
A deal between Bell and MTS is in place that would see Manitoba’s largest wireless, internet and phone company sold to the Montreal based BCE for 3.1 - 3.9 billion…

Bell threatens to delay fibre over CRTC ruling

Posted: December 7th, 2015 at 5:54pm BUSINESS, Featured
Bell Canada doesn't want to share its Internet infrastructure with independent competitiors. The telecommunications giant is appealing a CRTC ruling from earlier this summer that required them to do so.…

CRTC serves first warrant under anti-spam act

Posted: December 6th, 2015 at 10:08am Featured, NEWS
The CRTC has served its first-ever warrant to a violator of Canada's anti-spam act. The international effort shut down a 'command-and-control' server in Toronto known as Win32/Dorkbot. It's responsible for…

Attack of the bean counters at CTV

Posted: March 27th, 2015 at 7:45am Featured, VOICES
Call this Journalism Horror Story #1, prompted by the scary actions of Kevin Crull, the American-born "bean counter" who runs the Bell Media empire in Canada. A major piece of…

We need to dial down on robocalls and phone scams

Posted: March 14th, 2015 at 7:55am Featured, VOICES
Over the past seven years, how many of us have picked up the phone and heard a ship's whistle, followed by a booming voice saying “This is your captain speaking?”…

Manitoba’s PST rules make list of Canada’s biggest business hassles

Posted: January 15th, 2015 at 9:59am BUSINESS, Featured
In the lead-up to Red Tape Awareness Week (Jan. 19–23), the Canadian Federation of Independent Business has announced the finalists for its annual Paperweight Award. The Paperweight Award identifies those…

Pairing option brings YouTube to your TV

Posted: November 10th, 2014 at 7:52am ENTERTAINMENT, media, scene
KEVIN McDOUGALD, The View From Seven If the broadcast regulators at the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) are worried about the impact of unregulated Internet video streams on the Canadian…
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