The CST-GA is "SHAKEN" down small carriers

If you've been following by blog, you'll know that equal access for all telecommunications providers to participate in the SHAKEN/STIR call authentication framework has been one of the causes I have been most passionate about.  In late August, smaller

The Canadian PSTN needs Next Generation Routing

Last week wasn't great for the Canadian Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN).  Two of Canada's largest competitive carriers suffered outages - Iristel was victim of a DDoS attack that lasted over 24 hours, between November 15th and 16th.  At the

Canada's CRTC - Regulation at Sloth Speed

Almost one year ago today (357 days ago to be exact), Tim Denton [] and I participated in the CRTC review of mobile wireless services on behalf of the Internet Society, Canada Chapter [

We’ve been here before, and no, the sky wasn't falling.

The sky is falling, or is it?Over the weekend, the Governor in Council issued an order responding to petitions to the Governor in Council concerning Telecom Order CRTC 2019-288 [