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Québecor opposes dotmobile petition of MVNO decision


PIAC supports it and Cogeco remains silent By Denis Carmel OTTAWA – On May 4, 2021, Data on Tap (dotmobile) filed an appeal to Cabinet of the CRTC’s review of mobile wireless services, which dealt with access by Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO) to facilities of the three large wireless operators. In a nutshell, the CRTC gave access only to players that already had facilities. To that extent Québecor directly benefited from the policy and subsequently acquired more facilities at the last 3500 MHz auction, as did 11 other regional competitors. And in their Sept. 22 comments on dotmobile’s petition,...