The Canadian Press

2015-02-26 | CRTC Payphones

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The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission is fine-tuning its rules about how companies can end payphone service in a community. The CRTC says companies will have to give formal notice before they pull out the last payphone. Commission Chairman Jean-Pierre Blais says payphone use has fallen drastically, but not everyone has abandoned them. (The number of payphones is expected to be down to around 55-thousand next year, compared with 118,000 in 2008.)

Date: 2015-02-26
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 14 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << if you look at it from a national perspective and you see the trend lines it's it's certainly true that the reduction of Payphone use his considerable but I wouldn't jump to the conclusion that everybody is not using it >>