Cable & Telecom

CRTC launches proceeding into use of term “manufacturer’s suggested retail price” in Wireless Code

OTTAWA – The CRTC yesterday initiated a show cause proceeding and call for comments on the use of the term “manufacturer’s suggested retail price” (MSRP) in the Wireless Code. The CRTC is examining the term after Quebecor submitted a letter to the Commission last March, which claimed it had observed Bell, Rogers (RCCI) and Telus “appear to be inflating the retail price of their mobile devices,” the CRTC’s notice of consultation says. The retail price of mobile devices is relevant to the fees consumers are on the hook for if they terminate their wireless contracts early. Termination costs are limited...

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.