Cable & Telecom

Videotron files renewed application to dump top speed tier

GATINEAU – After being told its first application was deficient, Videotron rewrote the CRTC to rectify the company’s application and request again the withdrawal for its unbundled  up-to-1 Gbps download, up-to-100 Mbps upload service since as October 23rd, it no longer has any more wholesale clients on that tier.As before the company wants to also grandfather its retail clients who pay for the service, but stop offering to any new customers.The removal of top speed services tilts against the prevailing winds in the broadband world.Generally, withdrawal/de-standardization like this takes place when a service is considered obsolete such as Bell’s August...

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.