Cable & Telecom

ANALYSIS: The long, winding appeal roads on CRTC decisions are confusing, and need fixing

ON FRIDAY THE 13TH, the large cable companies as well as Bell filed motions in Federal Court requesting leave to appeal the CRTC’s recent decision on Wholesale High Speed Access pricing. Cable companies also requested a stay of CRTC’s decision, meaning that the Commission decision would not apply until the Court issued its ruling.As there has been much chatter about these appeals, and others which may come, thought it would shed some light on the various processes.The Telecommunications Act provide three ways for parties to appeal CRTC’s decisions. It should be noted that the Broadcasting Act provides for two.Sections...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.