Cable & Telecom

CRTC calls a halt to account stacking

OTTAWA – No longer will DTH customers with a system at their home and their cottage be able to pay just a single bill. The CRTC calls it account stacking, while others call it account splitting. Specialty service owners in Canada called it a way to siphon off revenue and want to be paid a wholesale fee for each address. Cable companies called it an unfair advantage. The DTH companies called it consumer-friendly since, because if people are watching TV at the cottage, they aren't watching at home, too, and should be treated as a single account. As noted in...

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.