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TekSavvy Urges Competition Bureau to Fight ‘Predatory Pricing’ by Telcos

TekSavvy wants the Competition Bureau to do something about the "predatory" internet pricing practices of national telecom operators like Bell and Rogers. In a letter dated Tuesday, August 17, the independent internet service provider (ISP) told the Bureau that larger operators "have engaged in a sustained strategy of predatory pricing in the retail market for...

Rogers Outage Caused ‘High Complaint Volumes’ Says CCTS [Update]

The Commission for Complaints for Telecom-television Services (CCTS) says it is an "independent agency that helps resolve complaints about telecommunications and television services from individual and small business customers, fairly and free of charge.” When consumers have a telecom complaint (phone, internet, cellphone, etc), an issue filed with the CCTS is usually resolved. In regards...

Telus Says Freedom Mobile Sale by Rogers-Shaw Will Likely Reduce Competition

Telus's President of Mobility Solutions, Jim Senko, said in an interview last week that Rogers and Shaw's proposed sale of the latter's wireless business, Freedom Mobile, to Quebecor will reduce competition in Canada's wireless market (via the Financial Post). Quebecor "doesn’t truly understand the Western markets and would have to wholesale there any kind of...

Rogers Called Anti-Competitive by OneSoccer for Refusing to Carry Streaming Service

According to The Globe and Mail, sports streaming startup OneSoccer has filed an official complaint against Rogers with the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications (CRTC). OneSoccer alleged in its complaint that Rogers' refusal to carry the channel on its cable lineup amounts to anti-competitive behaviour as the former competes directly with Rogers's Sportsnet service. The company's filing...

Competition Bureau’s Resistance to Freedom Mobile Sale ‘Incomprehensible’, Says Quebecor CEO

Quebecor CEO Pierre Karl Péladeau finds it "incomprehensible" that the Competition Bureau is opposed to the company's proposed acquisition of Freedom Mobile from Rogers and Shaw — reports The Globe and Mail. Back in May, the Bureau petitioned the federal competition tribunal to block Rogers's proposed $26 billion acquisition of Shaw. Canada's competition watchdog argued the...

Rogers Student Plan 2022: $55 for 20GB Data

Rogers is offering a student plan for 2022 in the form of $55 for 20GB of data, available at retailers such as Wireless Wave, Best Buy, The Mobile Shop, Costco Wireless, Tbooth and more. That’s according to ‘Thatdealguy’ from RFD, who notes the $55/20GB plan is the $90 Infinite 5G plan with $35/month off in...