Cable & Telecom

Competition Bureau obtains suspension of tribunal decision allowing Rogers-Shaw merger

OTTAWA -- The Competition Bureau said this evening that it has obtained from the Federal Court of Appeal a temporary suspension of the tribunal's decision last week that denied its application to stop the merger between Rogers and Shaw. The bureau filed an application in the Federal Court of Appeal seeking to have the decision reviewed, the day after the tribunal ruled within 15 days since the conclusion of hearings that a Videotron with Freedom mobile wireless assets would create competition in the market and that the Rogers-Shaw combination would not lessen it. The bureau said in a tweet tonight...