Cable & Telecom

SkyChoice seeking legal fund assistance in fight with Bell over “fibe” trademark

By Ahmad Hathout OAKVILLE, Ont. – Oakville-based telecom SkyChoice said today it has partnered with a grassroots organization to help it set up a legal fund to challenge a lawsuit by Bell, which claims the small company’s use of the word “fibe” violates its trademark. The two sides have been fighting over the trademark since 2020, when Bell filed a trademark infringement suit against SkyChoice’s use of the word in its “WiFibe” (wireless fiber) fixed-wireless Internet product. SkyChoice has subsequently filed a counterclaim to make Bell’s trademark invalid because the term is commonly used. The case has largely been sidelined...

Our industry and COVID-19

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