Cable & Telecom

ISPs want real-time website-blocking for live sports events

By Ahmad Hathout Canada’s large internet service providers (ISPs) are testing the court system’s appetite for further precedent-setting decisions on piracy, requesting the court force blocks on live streaming hockey content with changing IP addresses. In May, the Federal Court of Appeal upheld an order by a lower court forcing ISPs to block the websites of alleged copyright infringer GoldTV, which used an IPTV service to allegedly sell unlicensed content for a monthly fee. The ISPs initially asked the court in July 2019 to rule against GoldTV by temporarily banning the service from operating until a decision to permanently ban...

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.