Cable & Telecom

Rogers, Bell, Quebecor, win appeal against TVAddons

OTTAWA – The Federal Court of Appeal ruled late yesterday that a Montreal man was indeed enabling the pirating copyrighted content by making TV shows from Rogers, Bell and Quebecor available online through a website dubbed TVAddons - and that the search and seizure of evidence done in 2016 was done lawfully.A lower court judge had originally sided with TVAddons owner Adam Lackman, but yesterday’s decision overturns that.The appellants (Bell, Rogers and Quebecor division TVA and Vidéotron) have established “a strong prima facie case of copyright infringement for the purposes of the Anton Piller order sought, and the Judge’s conclusion...

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.