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U.S. senators warn Trudeau against Huawei involvement in 5G

telecom | 10/12/2018 1:02 pm EDT

Members of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee are prodding the Canadian government to block Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd from Canada’s next generation network infrastructure, warning it might jeopardize ‘Five Eyes’ intelligence cooperation and the relationship between U.S. and Canadian operators. In a letter sent to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the Globe and Mail reported Friday, the senators across party lines say they have “grave concerns” about Huawei’s inclusion in “any aspect” of Canada’s 5G networks. Republican and Democratic Sens. Marco Rubio and Mark...

Amid political push for SimSub ruling reversal, Bell yet to file appeal

Media | 12/21/2016 4:36 pm EST

Despite having less than two months until the Feb. 5 kick off at the 51st Super Bowl, BCE Inc. has yet to start the process with the courts to put a stop to a decision prohibiting the broadcaster from replacing American advertisements with Canadian ones during the game. At the beginning of November, the federal Appeals Court granted Bell leave to appeal the CRTC’s decision to ban simultaneous substitution during the broadcast of the National Football League’s...