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Bell seeking costs in appeal to overturn mobile-TV ruling

Media | 02/23/2015 9:34 pm EST

BCE Inc. is seeking to recover legal costs from a range of parties — including an advocacy group representing senior citizens, private individuals and companies in the telecommunications sector — in a case it has brought before the Federal Court of Appeal to overturn a January CRTC ruling that compelled it to treat video streamed through its mobile-TV app like any other data. In a Feb. 20 court filing, Bell said it is seeking costs from those involved in the CRTC’s process, including telecom researcher Ben Klass, who filed the original complaint against Bell in 2013, the...