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Court says Cogeco can’t claim ‘best Internet’

telecom | 10/04/2016 8:45 pm EDT

An Ontario Superior Court judge has granted an injunction requested by BCE Inc. forbidding Cogeco Inc. from claiming that it has the “best Internet experience in your neighbourhood.” In a Sept. 26 ruling, judge Wendy Matheson said Cogeco could no longer use the phrase, which it had used on its website. The injunction applies in Ontario. She said that while Bell has been rolling out fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) technology, for “the most part, Cogeco uses Cable/HFC and there is no indication that Cogeco is retrofitting its existing cable network,” and...