Articles By Elizabeth Ostiguy

CRTC asks for comments on price floor for ILECs

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is reviewing price floor safeguards to ensure there are just and reasonable telecom rates in all markets. The rule against price cuts has been in effect

Published on: December 3rd, 2004 Elizabeth Ostiguy

CRTC’s reverse directory search policy addresses privacy advocates’ concerns

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) recently established a framework for the provision of Reverse Search Directory Assistance (RSDA) offered by incumbent local exchange carriers (ILECs). RSDA is an expanded directory assistance

Published on: September 14th, 2004 Elizabeth Ostiguy

CRTC refrains from regulating IXPL routes of DS-3 or higher speeds

In the game of telecommunications deregulation, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (Commission) has dealt yet another hand. In a recent decision, the CRTC has decided to refrain from regulating additional high-capacity inter-exchange

Published on: August 9th, 2004 Elizabeth Ostiguy

PIAC says Bell owes overcharged customers more than just a refund

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has found that Bell Canada overcharged for party-line terminal sets, but the Commission concluded Bell provided enough compensation. Bell Canada must, according to CRTC regulations, provide

Published on: April 19th, 2004 Elizabeth Ostiguy

The pie has grown a little bit since ’01 and wireless carriers are pigging out

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission has released its third of five annual reports it is scheduled to deliver on the health of telecommunications competition. The telecom pie is getting bigger, but only

Published on: January 27th, 2004 Elizabeth Ostiguy