Cable & Telecom

Rogers to go to court over pole case

TORONTO – It’s a years-old Commission file that is over a pretty small amount of money when you consider the size of the companies involved, but Rogers Communications intends on going to court to resolve a six-year old battle over punctuation, contract rights, and paying a million dollars more for renting space on about 100,000 hydro poles in New Brunswick.This week, the CRTC issued what will probably be its last decision on what’s become known as the “comma case”, effectively dismissing Rogers’ complaint yet again. With the help of RCI’s EVP regulatory Ken Englehart, we’ll give you the abridged version of...