Cable & Telecom

Wireless Code: Banning the three year-contract would be anti-consumer, says Bell

GATINEAU - “The initial reaction to say remove the three-year contract as an option outright, is actually anti-consumer. Yes, I say that, it’s anti-consumer,” said Jonathan Daniels, vice-president of regulatory law at Bell Canada on day four of the CRTC’s wireless code of conduct hearing. Bell took its turn on the hot seat on Thursday morning after delivering its opening remarks on Wednesday afternoon to defend its comments on the draft code. The company argued that three-year contracts benefit consumers, and in fact, the length of the fixed term isn’t the underlying problem consumers find with the system. Daniels explained...

Our industry and COVID-19

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