Cable & Telecom

Rogers, police clash over fees for tracking suspects’ cellphones, says report

OTTAWA - The RCMP is among a number of police forces refusing to pay new fees levied by Rogers Communications for helping to track suspects through their mobile devices.According to a Canadian Press report Monday, the dispute began late last May, when Rogers wrote to RCMP divisions and other police services across Canada to say that it would impose new fees to law enforcement on August 1.  The fees would be applied to costs in executing warrants for tracking customers’ movements through cellphone data, and for the production of affidavits certifying records in cases where testimony is required to explain the...

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.