Cable & Telecom

CRTC’s mobile TV decision “a shock”, says Bell

TORONTO – The CRTC left no doubt as to its stance on an open internet when it clamped down on Bell and Videotron’s practice of exempting their own mobile television services from their standard monthly data charges.The Commission determined Thursday that mobile television services Bell Mobile TV and illico.tv give their respective distributors an undue preference in favour of their own services, and have subjected consumers of other services to a corresponding undue disadvantage, contrary to the Telecommunications Act. Bell Mobility was ordered to eliminate the “unlawful practice” by April 29, 2015.  Vidéotron, which had already told the Commission that it...
 

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.