Cable & Telecom

The fight continues: BCE complains to CRTC about Videotron’s Vrai

By Denis Carmel YOU KNOW THERE is vigorous competition when companies are always at each other’s throats – and we can surely say there is no collusion between Bell Canada (BCE) and Québecor! This time, BCE is complaining to the CRTC that Videotron, a Québecor affiliate, launched a new service on August 17 that is not available to competitive distributors contrary to the CRTC’s Terms and conditions of the exemption order for video-on-demand undertakings, related to hybrid video-on-demand undertakings (HVODs). The CRTC specifies an HVOD is an undertaking that “… offers its service over a broadcasting distribution undertaking provided that all...

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.