Cable & Telecom

Voltage to pay Rogers $67.23 for searching for pirates under Norwich Order

OTTAWA – Back in September 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada established ISPs were entitled to be compensated when providing copyright owners with contact information of alleged movie pirates when required by a so-called Norwich Order.It then sent back the decision to the Federal Court to determine the amount Rogers can charge for each search.Voltage said that $3.50 to $5 would be a reasonable cost of compliance while Rogers argued at court that $100 per hour would me more like it.After a long examination of the process and the labor costs at Rogers, Justice Keith Boswell decided that Rogers should...

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.