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CRTC orders Sogetel, Comwave to pay Cancon shortfalls

Media | 11/02/2021 12:36 pm EDT

The CRTC is ordering two telecommunications companies to cough up Canadian programming contribution payments after both companies’ broadcasting distribution undertakings (BDUs) were found to be in non-compliance with commission regulations for the past several years. In...

Competition watchdog dings Comwave for misleading ads

telecom | 09/13/2016 7:47 pm EDT

Toronto-based Comwave Networks Inc. will fork out $360,000 for misleading ads that represented its Internet and home phone services as “unlimited,” the Competition Bureau said Tuesday. In a press release, the bureau said Comwave agreed to pay $300,000 in administrative penalties as well as $60,000 to cover the costs of the investigation as well as “establish a corporate compliance program designed to help it avoid similar issues in the future.” According to the Competition Bureau, Comwave’s ads “misrepresented the charges...

Comwave approved for TV service

telecom | 03/16/2015 4:52 pm EDT

The CRTC approved a new TV service from Comwave Networks Inc. on Monday. The regulator said in a decision that a licence would be granted as soon as Comwave has indicated it is prepared to start operations, which must...