Cable & Telecom

Pole access: Commission sides with Videotron over Bell

GATINEAU – On Friday, the CRTC agreed with Videotron’s complaint Bell has been obstructing use of its poles. Videotron filed a complaint with the CRTC in June alleging ongoing problems gaining access to Bell’s support structures. “The Commission determines that Bell Canada violated section 24 and subsections 25(1) and 27(2) of the Telecommunications Act and violated its National Services Tariff and the Support Structure Licence Agreement between it and Videotron Ltd (Videotron). Accordingly, the Commission determines that enforcement action regarding these violations may be taken against Bell Canada. The Commission’s preliminary view is that an administrative monetary penalty (AMP) should...

Our industry and COVID-19

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