Cable & Telecom

CRTC orders Iristel to cease traffic stimulation

OTTAWA – The CRTC has sided with Rogers in its dispute with the Iristel group of companies over an alleged case of traffic stimulation.In December 2016, Rogers asked the Commission to intervene after it accused Iristel of “being unjustly enriched by gaming the regulatory framework for local competition” by profiting from the higher local termination charges applicable in the Northwest Territories.  Iristel denied the claims.On Wednesday, the CRTC determined that Iristel had given itself an undue preference and subjected Rogers to a corresponding undue disadvantage.“The Commission therefore directs Iristel and any of its affiliates, within 30 days of the date of...

Our industry and COVID-19

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