Cable & Telecom

TekSavvy accuses Bell, Rogers of Internet rate-fixing, appeals for help from Competition Bureau

CHATHAM, Ont. – Independent ISP TekSavvy Solutions has asked the Competition Bureau to investigate what it says is a pattern of anti-competitive activities in wholesale and retail markets for Internet services on the part of Bell Canada and Rogers Communications. The official complaint to the Bureau says Bell and Rogers' wholesale divisions drove up competitors' costs, while the big incumbent operators’ retail divisions targeted those competitors with "fighting brand" retail prices below their wholesale costs – which Bell and Rogers wrongfully inflated, reads the TekSavvy press release. The complaint says that Bell and Rogers' “wholesale rate manipulation resulted in higher...
 

Our industry and COVID-19

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