Cable & Telecom

Quebecor carries out its threat and yanks TVA Sports from Bell in defiance of CRTC

MONTREAL – Two weeks ago, reported Québecor had complained to the CRTC alleging undue preference in Bell TV’s treatment of TVA Sports.Tuesday, Bell filed its answer, saying it was not a valid complaint since, among other things, negotiations were under way to set affiliation agreements for the next few years.Most complaints would not warrant coverage such as this but it comes at a time of heightened tension between Québecor and Bell that has resulted in Québecor pulling TVA Sports from Bell TV (despite repeated CRTC warnings not to do so), depriving Bell’s subscribers of French-language NHL playoff coverage. Games...

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