Home Page News Briefs People Media Telecom Archives About Us
Advertising Subscribe Reuse & Permissions
The Hill Times Parliament Now The Lobby Monitor HTCareers Classifieds

Federal Court orders content pirates to pay millions to Bell, Rogers, Videotron

News | 08/11/2021 5:14 pm EDT
Photo via Pxhere.

A Federal Court judge ordered three pirate TV services to pay more than $29 million in damages to major broadcasters which claimed the sellers were cutting into their business by marketing pre-loaded set-top boxes and IPTV services to customers, allowing them to bypass paid TV subscriptions and access free content. 

To keep reading, get a free trial.

Already a Subscriber?

Related Stories

Canada’s fibre coverage, speeds, growing marginally compared to other countries: Study 

Briefs | 01/20/2022 5:34 pm EST

Canada has seen “reasonable fibre coverage” but growth in coverage has been slow over the last year, according to a new fibre development study. Thursday, Omdia, a market research and...

CRTC asks Eastlink to propose NG 911 rates and submit cost study

Briefs | 01/17/2022 6:10 pm EST

The CRTC has requested that several telecoms companies send it more information for the introduction of Next Generation 911 (NG 911) services after it directed all NG 911 network providers to file...

CRTC orders apartment owner to permit Rogers access

Briefs | 01/14/2022 5:03 pm EST

The CRTC has told a Saint John, New Brunswick real estate developer he must offer “timely access” for Rogers Communications Inc. to enter multi-dwelling units (MDU) under construction. Stephen...

Reuse & Permissions

Unauthorized distribution, transmission, reuse or republication of any and all content is strictly prohibited. To discuss re-use of this material, please contact:

Customer Care, 613-688-8821 | subscriptions@hilltimes.com