Cable & Telecom

Iristel slaps Rogers with $147M breach of contract suit

MARKHAM, ON – Ice Wireless and Sugar Mobile parent Iristel has filed a lawsuit against Rogers valued at over $147 million alleging breaches of contract on two occasions.In a statement of claim dated May 23, 2108, Iristel accuses Rogers of breaking an oral Peering Agreement reached between the two in May 2013 that allowed for a direct connection to exchange traffic in Toronto.  Iristel says Rogers broke that agreement in May 2016, while it was in the final stages of the testing process and after it had already racked up approximately $600,000  in costs.Iristel also alleges that Rogers has failed...
 

Our industry and COVID-19

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