Cable & Telecom

CRTC orders Cablevision to pay for router upgrades in Abitibi

GATINEAU — In a ruling today regarding a dispute between Videotron and Bell subsidiary Cablevision du Nord, the CRTC is directing Cablevision to finish upgrading its routers in Val-d’Or and Rouyn-Noranda at its own expense by September 1, in order to add the capacity for its third-party Internet access (TPIA) service requested by Videotron. The CRTC’s latest involvement in the dispute relates to an argument between the two companies over who should pay for upgrading the routers at the points of interconnection (POIs) in Val-d’Or and Rouyn-Noranda, located in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region of western Quebec, a region where Videotron wants...

Our industry and COVID-19

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