Cable & Telecom

Québecor wins spectrum auction case over Telus in Federal Court

By Denis Carmel TORONTO – After failing to get an injunction to prevent the Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) from issuing 3500 MHz spectrum licences to Videotron, Telus was denied yesterday a judicial review of ISED’s decision to deem Videotron eligible to bid on set-aside spectrum in the 2021 auction. Although it is not a surprising decision, the Federal Court offers some harsh language towards Telus’ application. “The Decision, which permitted Vidéotron to bid on and obtain set-aside spectrum in British Columbia, Alberta and Manitoba on procedural and substantive grounds. For the reasons that follow, I find...

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.