CRTC Announces Yes to VRS in Canada!

CRTC Announces VRS in Canada Will Begin in Fall 2015

Received from the CRTC on April 22, 2014:

Today the CRTC published a decision on video relay services (VRS), Telecom Regulatory Policy CRTC 2014-187. The CRTC also published a notice of consultation to consider establishing the structure and mandate of the video relay service administrator (CRTC 2014-188).

Please consult (http://www.crtc.gc.ca/eng/vrs-srv.htm) for more information.

AVLIC News Release - April 23, 2014:

http://www.avlic.ca/sites/default/files/docs/2014-04-23_AVLIC_News_Release-VRS_Approved.pdf

Additional Information from the CRTC Website:

Highlights from VRS Decision:             FAQs about VRS:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVzzgp2iSK0&index=2&list=PLLveC0lFjXEOohqRv2dIyLkAbhvzEORoW                           http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kr5TCcjxLYs&list=PLLveC0lFjXEOohqRv2dIyLkAbhvzEORoW&index=3

 

 

 

 

Notice of Consultation 2014-188: Establishing the structure and mandate of the video relay service administrator

http://www.crtc.gc.ca/eng/archive/2014/2014-188.pdf

Telecom Regulatory Policy CRTC 2014-187

http://www.crtc.gc.ca/eng/archive/2014/2014-187.pdf