Cable & Telecom

Quebecor celebrates win, however small, in Bell ExpressVu signal piracy lawsuit

MONTREAL – The Quebec Superior Court has sided with Quebecor, in part, in civil actions filed against Bell Canada over alleged signal piracy that occurred nearly a decade ago. The court awarded Videotron/TVA $600,000 in damages, a far cry from the nearly $400 million that the two Quebecor subsidiaries were asking when the trial began last September. The actions stemmed from allegations made by Quebecor that Bell failed to prevent the piracy of its Bell ExpressVu satellite television service between 2002 and 2005. "We are glad to see the Superior Court condemn Bell for resorting to illegal means that weaken its...

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.