Cable & Telecom

Bell appeals CRTC’s mobile TV decision

OTTAWA – Bell Mobility is officially appealing a CRTC decision banning it from providing mobile video applications that are exempt from counting toward customers’ cap on their wireless data plans.After receiving leave to appeal earlier this month, Bell filed notice with the Federal Court of Appeal late Friday asking it to set aside CRTC Broadcasting and Telecom Decision 2015-26.According to Bell’s appeal, the CRTC made errors in law and jurisdiction by ignoring Section 4 of the Telecommunications Act (which says the Act doesn’t apply to broadcasting undertakings), and by finding that Bell was giving itself an undue advantage without any evidence...