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PIAC complaint against Shomi to go ahead

Media | 05/28/2015 4:39 pm EDT

An undue preference complaint against Rogers Communications Inc. and Shaw Communications Inc.’s streaming service will proceed despite the companies’ plans to widen its availability. On Wednesday, Rogers and Shaw announced Shomi would be available to all Canadians with an Internet connection on an over-the-top (OTT) basis this summer, and that they would negotiate with TV and Internet service providers who want to carry the set-top box version of the service. The CRTC is currently considering a Part 1 complaint against Shomi, brought forward by the Public Interest Advocacy Centre...