Cable & Telecom

Citing “outrageous delays,” VMedia files complaint against Bell Media with CRTC

TORONTO – IPTV service provider VMedia Inc. has charged Bell Media with “outrageous delays” in its attempts to acquire rights to add Bell-owned TV channels and says it has no choice but to take its case to the CRTC. The Toronto-based company’s complaint claims that Bell Media is in breach of the Specialty Service Regulations, and seeks expedited relief to enable VMedia to launch a broadcast distribution undertaking (BDU) which would compete with Bell TV. VMedia said the complaint follows more than a year of “fruitless efforts to negotiate agreements that would allow VMedia to carry certain of Bell Media’s...

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.