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CRTC denies expedited decision on Big Three’s FTTP wholesale access

telecom | 05/06/2024 7:28 pm EDT

Friday the CRTC denied an application by several stakeholders for an expedited decision to block Canada's Big Three telecoms from aggregated wholesale access to...

Frédéric Perron replaces Philippe Jetté at Cogeco

telecom | 03/11/2024 12:00 pm EDT

Cogeco Inc. and Cogeco Communications Inc. announced Monday morning that president and CEO Philippe Jetté is retiring immediately from the companies and will be replaced by Frédéric Perron. Perron was most recently president of Cogeco Connexion, the firms’ broadband subsidiary. In addition to being president and CEO, he will serve as a director of both companies. Perron has been with the Quebec company since 2020. Before signing on to Cogeco, he worked for...

Rogers sells all Cogeco shares to CDPQ to reduce Shaw debt

telecom | 12/12/2023 1:10 pm EST

Rogers Communications Inc. has divested itself of all of its shares in...

Cogeco MVNO operations still a ways away

telecom | 11/02/2023 5:54 pm EDT

Cogeco Inc. does not plan to roll out its Canadian MVNO operations anytime soon, president and CEO...

CRTC renews Cogeco On Demand’s licence, announces upcoming described video proceedings

Media | 08/25/2023 4:31 pm EDT

The broadcasting licence for Cogeco Inc.’s...

CRTC’s choice of Quebecor MVNO rates comes as no surprise: Analysts

telecom | 07/25/2023 4:51 pm EDT

Industry analysts said it is no surprise that the CRTC selected Quebecor Inc.’s offer to enter into a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) access agreement with Rogers...

Proposed rates for wholesale HSA over FTTP are inflated: CNOC

telecom | 07/14/2023 5:00 pm EDT

The Competitive Network Operators of Canada (CNOC) told the CRTC that...

Feds, Cogeco, Quebecor, say goodbye to Meta

Internet and Governance | 07/05/2023 5:54 pm EDT

The federal government, Quebecor Inc., and Cogeco Inc., are pulling all their advertising investments...

Incumbents oppose CRTC’s expedited review of FTTP access

telecom | 06/09/2023 9:55 am EDT

Incumbent carriers are opposed to the expedited review of the CRTC’s...

Vandalism causes Cogeco outage in southwestern Ontario

telecom | 05/26/2023 4:29 pm EDT

Vandals attacked the network of Cogeco Communications Inc. in the...

Incumbents don’t want IoT, machine-to-machine market segments included in MVNO regime

Internet and Governance | 05/19/2023 4:07 pm EDT

The commission should not regulate the Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M)  markets in the same...

Cogeco releases Q2 numbers, plans to enter MVNO market

telecom | 04/14/2023 4:50 pm EDT

Cogeco Communications Inc. plans to aggressively enter the mobile virtual...

CRTC rejects incumbent delay requests for FTTP and HSA proceedings 

telecom | 03/28/2023 5:10 pm EDT

The CRTC has denied a request from a number of incumbents, chief among them...

Cogeco sees “less risk” on MVNOs, but still deciding when to launch. 

telecom | 01/13/2023 2:01 pm EST

While Cogeco Inc. says it currently sees "less risk and greater clarity" with regards to the CRTC's mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) framework, the company is still...

Hockey broadcasters win fresh site-blocking order

telecom | 11/23/2022 7:43 am EST

The start of another hockey season brings another federal court site-blocking order for a trio of telecom...

Cogeco plotting next steps on MVNO: CEO 

telecom | 10/28/2022 4:39 pm EDT

While Cogeco Inc. is pleased to finally see the terms and conditions of the MVNO framework from the CRTC,...

Four telecoms seek increase in basic TV service price, CRTC seeks comments

telecom | 09/28/2022 5:19 pm EDT

Four telecom companies are asking the CRTC to increase the price of basic...

Cogeco gets approval for TPIA speeds and rates from CRTC

telecom | 08/02/2022 4:27 pm EDT

Monday the CRTC granted approval of a change in speeds for third party...

Distributel seeks revised interim rates for disagg regime

telecom | 03/30/2022 6:57 pm EDT

Distributel Ltd. is asking the CRTC to revise the interim rates for disaggregated wholesale high-speed access (“HSA") services to help jumpstart the lagging disaggregated wholesale regime.  In a Mar. 28 Part 1 application posted to the commission's website Wednesday,...

Cogeco expands U.S. business with Ohio acquisition 

telecom | 06/30/2021 4:24 pm EDT

Cogeco Communications Inc. is expanding south of the border after it announced its American subsidiary...

Cogeco revenue up, profit dips

Media | 04/14/2021 5:36 pm EDT

Cogeco Inc. announced another increase in revenue with its second-quarter results Tuesday as it awaits...

CRTC rejects incumbent request to expand Internet Code

telecom | 04/08/2021 5:05 pm EDT

The CRTC has rejected a request from a number of large facilities-based...

Concerned about Rogers-Shaw deal: Cogeco’s Jetté

telecom | 03/23/2021 6:08 pm EDT

After surviving a hostile takeover bid by Rogers Communications Inc. in...

PIAC reiterates demands for CRTC to impose paper billing rules 

telecom | 02/16/2021 5:06 pm EST

The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) and National Pensioners...

Telecoms end overage fees suspension

telecom | 07/02/2020 4:52 pm EDT

Major Canadian telecoms have ended one of their major relief measures for Canadians who suddenly shifted...

Incumbents ask court for delay of wholesale rate appeal 

telecom | 05/21/2020 6:01 pm EDT

Incumbent cable companies have asked a Federal Court of Appeal judge to delay their appeal of the CRTC's wholesale rates decision until the proceeding can be conducted in person.  In a letter...

Wholesale debate moves to transport in CRTC rural broadband consult

telecom | 05/15/2020 2:33 pm EDT

The familiar argument over wholesale access has made its way to a CRTC consultation on how to remove barriers to rural broadband rollouts, with smaller providers arguing the regulator should mandate and regulate access to transport networks.  The CRTC currently only requires incumbents to make the access portion of the network — the “last mile” that connects homes and businesses to an ISP — available for wholesale. The rest of the network, which connects telco central offices or...

Cogeco appoints Frédéric Perron as president of cable division

telecom | 04/30/2020 5:27 pm EDT

Cogeco Inc. has appointed T-Mobile Polska S.A. chief commercial officer, Frédéric Perron, as the new president of its cable division, Cogeco Connexion, the company announced on Thursday. In a press release Cogeco said Perron, who has more than 20 years managerial experience in both the telecommunication and banking...

On wholesale rates, companies cry foul, but analysts aren’t convinced

telecom | 08/21/2019 5:07 pm EDT

Quebecor Inc.’s Videotron and Shaw Communications Inc. added their voices...

Federal Court grants injunction against GoldTV 

telecom | 08/07/2019 6:51 pm EDT

OTTAWA — A Federal Court judge has granted an interim ban on what the big telecom companies are...

Cogeco revenue up 8.2% on growth in U.S.

Media | 04/14/2016 7:11 pm EDT

Cogeco Communications Inc. reported a $42.1 million, or 8.3 per cent, increase in revenue in its second quarter, which totaled $551.5 million in the three-month period ending Feb.29. It said in a press...

Cogeco looking to expand in the U.S. cable market: Audet

Media | 01/13/2016 9:48 pm EST

MONTREAL — Cogeco Inc. CEO Louis Audet said Wednesday that the company will prioritize its U.S. cable and Internet business over a potential wireless initiative in Canada. Speaking to reporters in Montreal ahead of the company’s annual general meeting, Audet said Cogeco would like to make other cable acquisitions in the U.S. following a positive experience with its Atlantic Broadband subsidiary. “Yes, we’re looking, but such opportunities don’t appear every day. So you have to be patient, meet people, talk to them and try to convince them,” he said during...