Cable / Telecom News

Rogers says no undue preference with Videotron in wholesale access agreement


By Ahmad Hathout OTTAWA – Rogers has told the CRTC that there is no undue preference given to Videotron in its proposed wholesale access agreement. The Toronto-based company was responding last week to a Part 1 application by independent internet service provider TekSavvy, which is accusing Rogers and Bell of providing to certain competitors preferable network access rates compared to others, who must follow the costs regulated by the CRTC – called off-tariff agreements (OTA). But in response, Rogers challenged TekSavvy’s knowledge of its deal with Videotron, which has so far been hidden from public view. “The rates in the...