Radio & Television

BCE withdraws one complaint, launches another against Videotron’s Vrai

OTTAWA – BCE is asking the CRTC to order Videotron to remove the service Vrai for its broadcasting distribution undertaking (BDU) offer, according to a Part 1 application filed by BCE last November that was posted by the Commission today. In the application, BCE claims Videotron’s Vrai is non-compliant with the CRTC’s hybrid video-on-demand (HVOD) exemption order. Videotron launched Vrai last August, which was initially only available to Helix customers. Soon after, BCE filed a Part 1 application with the CRTC that alleged Videotron was in violation of the exemption order by not offering any Internet direct to consumer (DTC)...

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.