Cable & Telecom

Videotron given longer to comply with Unlimited Music decision as CRTC turns down review, vary, request

OTTAWA – The CRTC has ordered Videotron to comply with its decision to no longer zero-rate its music streaming service Unlimited Music.In a letter to Quebecor Media dated June 15, the Commission said that Videotron failed to demonstrate that there is substantial doubt as to the correctness of Telecom Decision 2017-105,  which found that that Videotron violated subsection 27(2) of the Telecommunications Act by providing certain customers with access to Unlimited Music at no charge and not having it count against their data plans.  Therefore, continues the letter, Videotron’s request to review and vary the decision is denied.The CRTC did, however, agree...

Our industry and COVID-19

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