Cable & Telecom

Videotron gets copyright judgment against two companies retransmitting signals to hotels

By Ahmad Hathout OTTAWA – Two companies that retransmitted Videotron television signals to hotel rooms were found liable for copyright violations during a certain period, a Federal Court judge ruled last week. Back in February 2021, as reported by, Videotron filed a lawsuit against a trio of companies for allegedly redistributing its TVA channels to hotels by projecting a single signal of the channels to multiple hotel rooms, which the Montreal-based company said contravened the Copyright Act because it was allegedly done over the Internet. On Thursday, a Federal Court ruled that Technologies Konek inc. and Coopérative de câblodistribution Hill...

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.