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Don’t divorce handset, service pricing: wireless providers

telecom | 02/07/2017 10:15 pm EST

GATINEAU, Que. — Changing the rules so that the cost of a wireless device is divorced from a monthly service payment on a customer’s bill would take a considerable amount of work to implement, a CRTC panel heard Tuesday as the regulator continued its review of the three-year-old Wireless Code. During Quebecor Inc.’s appearance, conducted in French, vice-president of regulatory affairs for telecommunications Dennis Béland told the three-commissioner panel that most proposed modifications to the code governing the conduct of wireless service providers could be...

Videotron makes 3 VP appointments

Media | 10/16/2014 4:27 pm EDT

Quebecor Inc.'s Videotron on Thursday announced three senior-level appointments in the marketing department of existing employees, two of which had managers becoming vice-presidents. Julie Brault was named vice-president of brand and interactive media, following her previous position as senior manager of applications and online content, Videotron said in a news release. Bertrand Hebert was made vice-president of telecom marketing. He was previously general manager of mobile products marketing, the company said.  And Marie Ginette Lepage was named vice-president of content and broadcasting marketing. She had been vice-president of product development and special products, Videotron said. "Julie, Bertrand and Marie Ginette have played key roles in the company in recent years and successfully spearheaded major projects,"...