Anti-spam law hits SMS marketing business

At least one SMS marketing business is seeing a decrease in usage since Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) came into effect July 1. The anti-spam law that requires businesses to collect explicit consent from

Published on: July 23rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Canadian carriers to create stolen cell phone blacklist

In a move to ward off government regulation, the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) will start checking that any new phone authorized on a network hasn’t been reported as stolen, it announced today.Any

Published on: November 8th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Competition Bureau seeks $30 million in fines from incumbent telcos

Canada's incumbent telecommunications carriers are facing legal action from the Competition Bureau for misleading advertising, the Ottawa-based consumer protections body announced today.The legal action in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice follows a

Published on: September 14th, 2012 Brian Jackson