Cable & Telecom

Wireless incumbents face class action suit over system access fees

OTTAWA – The Supreme Court of Canada is allowing a class action suit valued at $19 billion to proceed against Canada’s biggest wireless companies. According to a Globe and Mail report, the suit centres around monthly “system access fees” charged by Bell, Rogers and Telus that the companies falsely led subscribers to believe were required by federal regulators. The suit was first launched in 2004 in Saskatchewan’s Court of Queen’s Bench.  The high court declined to hear an appeal by the companies of a decision that certified the suit in 2008. The matter could turn into Canada’s largest-ever class action,...

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.