Category Archives: Regulations in Telecoms

Oh the Joys of Junk Fax

We’ve all been victim of it, if you have a fax machine it is inevitable that you will get that junk fax come through your machine wasting toner and paper (and not to mention causing unnecessary noise). There has been … Continue reading

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How Does “www.your-website.sucks” Sound?

Rob Hall, who helped secure the .ca domain name for Canada now wants to bring .sucks and others into the world. Hall, chief executive of Ottawa’s Momentus Corp. and a founder of the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA), has applied … Continue reading

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Google Receives Ultimatum from the European Union

Google has only a number of weeks to state what they plan to do to address the alleged exploitations they have committed due to their search engine top position.  Joaquin Almunia, European Union Antitrust Chief, handed down the decision to … Continue reading

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Canadian big internet service providers VS small – ongoing debate…

CRTC will hear from public on usage-based billing  On 11th July Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), a federal regulator, will hold one day public hearing into its policy on usage based internet billing. The CRTC had decided to allow … Continue reading

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Switching telecoms provider with one phone call. New rules.

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has simplified the process of changing providers for their television, home telephone, and wireless or Internet services. The new rules launched on 18th of March 2011 will make this transfer seamless and convenient … Continue reading

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5Mbps download broadband to each Canadian household!

Digital economy rise pushes Canadian regulator to react. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) on 3d of May announced that by the end of 2015 the all Canadians will have access to the broadband service of at least 5 … Continue reading

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