/R E P E A T -- Media advisory - CRTC to hold a technical briefing regarding its decision on next-generation 9-1-1 emergency services/



Thursday, June 1, 2017




1:30 p.m.


OTTAWA, May 30, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) will hold a technical briefing via teleconference on Thursday, June 1, at 1:30 p.m. to brief media on its decision following the next-generation 9-1-1 emergency services proceeding. This decision will eventually enable Canadians to send text messages, photos and videos to 9-1-1 call centres.

Shortly before this technical briefing, the CRTC will provide embargoed information and documentation via email. Experts will be on the line to go through a presentation and to answer questions from the media.

If you wish to attend this technical briefing, you must sign up by contacting our Media Relations team at 819-997-9403 or by email at communications@crtc.gc.ca.

More information and further instructions will be sent after sign-up.

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SOURCE Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission

For further information: Media Relations: Tel: 819-997-9403, Fax: 819-997-4245, Communications@crtc.gc.ca; General Inquiries: Tel: 819-997-0313, TDD: 819-994-0423, Fax: 819-994-0218, Toll-free # 1-877-249-CRTC (2782), TDD - Toll-free # 1-877-909-CRTC (2782)


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