Public Telephone Access

Year
2011
Category
Communications Technology
NCLGA Ref#
B41
UBCM Ref#
B110
UBCM Rating

Status

Endorsed by the NCLGA and UBCM Memberships

Details

WHEREAS many rural communities in British Columbia do not have cell phone coverage;

AND WHEREAS there is no obligation on telephone service providers to offer public access to telephones in communities;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the NCLGA and UBCM urge the Canadian Radio-television Telecommunications Commission to prohibit public telephone providers from removing public telephone booths in communities.