Cable & Telecom

Telus’ complaint on auction eligibility rules dismissed by court

OTTAWA – The Federal Court has shot down a request by Telus challenging the Industry Minister’s authority to set the eligibility requirements for parties participating in next week’s 700 MHz spectrum auction.  The telco was also ordered to pay for the costs of pursuing its legal action.Telus filed an application with the Federal Court last August asking for an order to prohibit Industry Minister James Moore from setting any other eligibility criteria than what is set out in the Radiocommunications Act when issuing licenses for spectrum access.  This criteria prevents “large wireless service providers” from bidding for more than one...

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.