Trump Advisor Rips Into Canada Over New CRTC Ruling

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.25.2017 | Canada Business

On net neutrality, Canada and the U.S. are moving in opposite directions.

Internet Providers Must Treat All Web Traffic Equally, CRTC Rules

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.20.2017 | Canada Business

Exemptions to wireless data caps are history.

CRTC Hearings Could Mean Big Changes For Canadian Internet

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.31.2016 | Canada Business

Hearings come as Canadians' data usage soars.

TV Box Crackdown A Wake-Up Call For Entire Media Industry

Ida Mahmoudi | Posted 06.24.2016 | Canada Business
Ida Mahmoudi

Cable giants Rogers, Bell and Videotron collectively succeeded in freezing cable-cutters' sales of their Android TV boxes. A temporary injunction of the boxes may stifle their future success and growth in Canada. From the recent ruling comes the fundamental question: Will this necessarily stall, if not exterminate piracy? The answer is no.

If There's One Thing That Unites Canadians, It's This

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.11.2016 | Canada Business

Canadians aren't aware of a CRTC decision that makes more competition less likely.

Videotron Customers To Get $7 Million Of Their Money Back

CBC | Posted 11.17.2016 | Canada Business

Quebec cable and broadcast company Videotron has been ordered to pay $7 million in a case that examined how it levied the local programming improvemen...

Rogers, Videotron Battle Over Future Of Streaming Music In Canada

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.16.2016 | Canada Business

TORONTO — The way you listen to music on your smartphone is becoming a prickly issue with some of the country's wireless carriers. Rogers Communica...

Looks Like Videotron Won't Be Canada's 4th Major Wireless Carrier

CBC | Posted 09.17.2016 | Canada Business

Québecor's vice president Jean-François Pruneau says the company has decided not to build a national wireless network from scratch, but is still con...

Quebecor Posts Loss Amid Newspaper Sales, Sun News Shutdown

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.11.2015 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Quebecor Inc. ((TSX:QBR.B) says its continuing media and telecom operations had $50.3 million of adjusted income in the fourth quarter, up ...

Bell Ordered To Pay Quebecor In Piracy Lawsuit

CP | Posted 03.09.2015 | Canada Business

MONTREAL -- The Quebec Court of Appeal has ordered Bell ExpressVu to pay $137 million, including interest, to Quebecor subsidiaries Videotron and TVA ...

A Win For Net Neutrality: CRTC Smacks Down Bell, Videotron

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.29.2015 | Canada Business

Calling the practice “unlawful,” Canada’s telecom watchdog has forbidden Bell Media and Videotron from exempting their own apps from data charge...

Canada's Internet Needs to Join the 21st Century

Benjamin Klass | Posted 01.21.2015 | Canada Business
Benjamin Klass

Mr. Moore, Mr. Harper, Mr. Blais, we have given the large carriers our trust. And they have abused it. It's now up to you -- we need you to work together to ensure that our networks are open to content producers, to innovative service providers, and most of all, to ordinary Canadian citizens. We need more than tweets, more than press releases and pamphlets. We are asking for a firm commitment to ensure that the large network operators will no longer be artificially favoured over upstart innovators and competitors, a commitment to providing Canadians with a bright and lasting digital future.

Only This One Man Can Save Quebec Culture

Guillaume Déziel | Posted 12.17.2014 | Canada
Guillaume Déziel

I challenge Pierre Karl Péladeau to leave his reign at the head of Quebecor holding his head high; and to make a gesture towards the greater good and the safeguarding of our culture. If he takes the first step, the other ISPs in Quebec, in Canada and one day in the rest of the world won't have a choice but to follow.

Looks Like We May Get A 4th Major Wireless Company After All

CP | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Quebecor is eyeing the establishment of Canada's fourth national wireless carrier if barriers such as high roaming fees and tower sharing p...


CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.10.2014 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - It seems Pierre Karl Peladeau's jump into politics for the sovereigntist Parti Quebecois is sparking an unexpected backlash against one of ...

U.S. Companies Hang Up On Wireless Spectrum Auction

CP | LuAnn LaSalle, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.23.2013 | Canada Business

There was no sign of foreign competition in the list of potential bidders for a piece of Canada's wireless market, with the names of the country's thr...

Bell Canada Says It's Moving Away From Traffic-Throttling

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.24.2012 | Canada Business

In a move likely to be cheered by heavy Internet users and small Internet companies alike, Bell Canada has told its business partners that it’s movi...

Montreal Canadiens May Be Sued For File-Sharing ‘The Hurt Locker’

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.28.2011 | Canada Business

A website that specializes in reporting on digital piracy says it has identified the Montreal Canadiens among the IP addresses targeted in a piracy la...

File-Sharing Lawsuits Coming To Canada?

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.12.2011 | Canada Business

Thousands of Canadians may soon find themselves facing a lawsuit from the makers of the Oscar-winning movie The Hurt Locker, thanks to a federal judge...

Shaw Abandons Plans For Cellphone Business

CP | Sunny Freeman, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.01.2011 | Canada Business

Shaw Communications has pulled the plug on plans to launch a wireless phone service, favouring instead a less risky venture into Wi-Fi services — a ...

New Cellphone Companies Make Big Strides In Canada

CP | Posted 09.27.2011 | Canada

TORONTO - New providers in Canada's wireless phone market captured 25 per cent of those who subscribed to cellphone service in 2010, according to a re...