Wireless Code

Consumer Groups Outline Changes Wanted to CRTC Wireless Code

As the telecom regulator kicks off the public hearing on the Wireless Code review, PIAC, the Public Interest Advocacy Centre, a non-profit organization protecting consumer right is urging the CRTC to include measures that protect wireless subscribers from data bill shock. PIAC Canada expressed its position on the matter on Twitter in a series of...

CRTC Seeks Public Input to Review Wireless Code of Conduct

The CRTC wants to hear your feedback regarding the Wireless Code of Conduct, introduced nearly three years ago. The review of the Code will take place at a public hearing on February 6, 2017, in the National Capital Region. The Wireless Code aimed to force carriers to set out clear language when it came to...

How the End of 3-Year Cellphone Contracts Will Affect You Starting June 3

Carriers and customers are counting down to June 3, 2015, which will spark the end of three year contracts due to CRTC Wireless Code regulations. Telecom reporter Christine Dobby for The Globe and Mail has written an excellent overview of what you need to know about the end of three year cellphone contracts. Below is...

CRTC to TELUS: Wireless Code Applies to Corporate and Employee Plans

Back in March, Telus filed an application with the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) asking the commission to clarify whether certain “corporate plans” should be considered individual or small business plans. If they do fall under this category they must be in compliance with the CRTC’s Wireless Code. Today, the CTRC has issued a...