Cable & Telecom

Quebecor CEO wants higher penalties for Bell pole access violations

$10 million not enough of a deterrent, Péladeau says By Ahmad Hathout OTTAWA – The maximum fine of $10 million for a first offence available to the CRTC to impose on violators of its rules is not enough for Bell Canada, Quebecor president and CEO Pierre-Karl Péladeau said Tuesday. “I’m sorry to say this, it’s like a drop of water in the ocean,” he said Tuesday evening in an appearance in front of the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, which is studying spending on large projects. “It doesn’t amount to much for a company like delay the...

Our industry and COVID-19

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