Cable & Telecom

Bell faces class action suit in NWT

YELLOWKNIFE - Bell Mobility has been named in a class action lawsuit launched by two Yellowknife men who say the mobile carrier charges for locally non-existent 911 service.Justice Ronald Veale certified the lawsuit as a class action for customers living in the Northwest Territories. James and Samuel Anderson are suing Bell Mobility for charging 75 cents a month in 911 emergency access fees, even though 911 service is not available in the in the territory.According to a CBC report, a cellphone user who dials 911 in Yellowknife receives an automated message saying "There are no 911 services in this area....
 

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.