Cable & Telecom

Videotron bucks carrier trends and cancels its fastest internet speed

GATINEAU – In what’s being described as a puzzling move by many (all of whom declined to go on the record with us), Videotron has filed a tariff modification with the CRTC to decommission its Giga Service "Download 501-1000 Mbps/Upload 0–100 Mbps” since it will cease offering that service to its retail as well as wholesale customers.Puzzling because while the general assumption is that customers will always want more speed, Videotron is left with a 400 Mbps maximum offering in the Quebec market while its biggest competitor Bell is offering 1.5 Gbps speeds.As we reported last week, the North American...

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.