Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services

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Record #: BTN4820 Last Full Update: 26 May 2015
Agency and Service Names
Alternate NameCCTS
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone1-888-221-1687
TDD PhoneToll free 1-877-782-2384
Social MediaTwitter Twitter
Agency Information
Description (Agency)An independent organization dedicated to working with consumers and participating service providers to resolve complaints relating to telecommunications services including:  
* home telephone  
* long distance telephone services (including prepaid calling cards)  
* wireless phone services (including voice, data, and text)  
* wired and wireless Internet access services  
* white page directories, directory assistance, and operator services  
* other forborne (unregulated) retail telecommunications services
Legal Status(50) Non Profit
Primary ExecutiveHoward Maker, Commissioner
Service Information
Description (Service)Consumers must first contact the service provider to try to resolve problem directly.  
* if unsuccessful, CCTS will assist the consumer and service provider to get the issue resolved  
* if amicable solution is not possible, will analyze the complaint and provide views about its merit and the best course of action 
Handles complaints concerning: 
* compliance with contract terms and commitments (but not the contract terms themselves)  
* billing disputes and errors (but not the price of the service itself)  
* service delivery 
* credit management  
Consumers can submit complaint online, by phone, fax, mail or email
HoursMon-Fri 9 am-8 pm
Areas ServedCanada
EligibilityNo restrictions
ApplicationNot applicable
LanguagesEnglish ; French
FeesMembership - for participating service providers ; None - for public
Site Information
Located In CommunityOttawa
AccessibilityNot Applicable - telephone and online resource
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesDirectory Assistance ; Utility Service Complaints
Other Details
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