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Rogers challenges Bell’s neutrality in managing 9-1-1 service; Bell calls allegations “preposterous”

News | 11/19/2009 4:45 pm EST

Rogers Cable Communications Inc. (RCCI) no longer wants its main competitor, Bell Canada, managing Ontario’s 9-1-1 emergency service. The carrier has formally asked the CRTC to replace the ILECs as the service’s administrators, singling out Bell for what it describes as an “arrogant and monopolist attitude” that puts Rogers at a competitive advantage in providing 9-1-1 services – claims Bell says are both “preposterous” and “perplexing.”

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