Cable & Telecom

Vidéotron sues Rogers for $850M, alleges breach of contract

By Denis Carmel When Vidéotron entered the wireless market, around 2010, it sought a deal with Rogers over the sharing of infrastructure and spectrum in Québec and Eastern Ontario. Rogers agreed. So, discussions started, and a Network Operating Agreement (NOA) was signed in 2013 for 20 years. Yes, 20 years. The purpose was to simply reduce costs on both sides and compete with Bell, which was the main operator in Québec at the time. Bell and Telus reached a similar Canada-wide agreement in 2008. But as Vidéotron gained market shares at the expense of Bell but also Rogers, and with the changes...

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.