Cable & Telecom

CRTC sides with Bell over rate increases for circuits used by Iristel

OTTAWA – The CRTC has turned down a request by Iristel seeking interim relief from Bell Canada’s rate increases for certain circuits.In an application dated December 19, 2018, Iristel asked the Commission for both interim and final relief regarding alleged anti-competitive conduct by Bell Canada over the rates that it charges Iristel for circuits associated with certain transport services. Iristel submitted that the Commission must decide whether Bell Canada engaged in anti-competitive conduct by “unilaterally and without proper warning increasing its rates for certain forborne circuits” from by 80% to 250% in some cases, and by over 125% in others, both of which...

Our industry and COVID-19

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