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Quebecor wins expedited review of TPIA dispute against Bell


By Denis Carmel GATINEAU – In a letter sent on Monday, December 7, CRTC staff has indicated that in its dispute against Cablevision, a Bell subsidiary, Quebecor has convinced them that the issue warrants an expedite process. This process, the fourth in 16 months, features Quebecor's Vidéotron, which is trying to launch high-speed Internet service in the Abitibi-Temiscamingue region on northwestern Quebec region as third party internet service provider riding on Cablevision du Nord's network. Previous requests related to Bell’s attempting to end its tariffs, then its reluctance to sign service agreements, in July 2019. Then Québecor argued Bell claimed...