Cable & Telecom

Videotron suing Bell over door-to-door sales practices

MONTREAL — Quebecor and Bell are going to see each other in court again, this time over Bell's practice of door-to-door sales, which Quebecor alleges is unfair competition and against the law.Quebecor subsidiary Videotron Ltd. filed a request with Quebec Superior Court on Sept. 21 for an injunction against Bell Canada, requiring Bell to change its practices and pay $78.5 million "to compensate Videotron for losses suffered and to be suffered as an immediate and direct result of the civil fault committed by (Bell)."The issue, Videotron alleges, is that Bell's sales representatives (either employees or subcontractors) pitch Bell's services to...