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telecommunications


 

Rogers fined $500,000 for not testing claim about dropped calls

We first reported in August 2013 that the Ontario Superior Court of Justice held that Rogers’ advertising claims that customers of its Chatr brand experienced fewer dropped calls than customers ... [more] Full article

Court Drops Misleading Advertising Case Against Rogers

Rogers’ advertising claims that customers of its Chatr brand experienced fewer dropped calls than customers of new entrants, including Wind Mobile and Public Mobile, were not false or misleading, the Ontario Superior Court held today in dismissing an application by the Commissioner of Competition. [more] Full article

Review of Competition Law – April 2007

THE LITIGATOR - Review of Competition Law - April 2007 Contributors: Michael Osborne , Jennifer Cantwell, Kyle Peterson , Sonny Ingram, Michael Binetti, and Adam Wygodny TOP STORIES Appeal court revises test for abuse of dominant position In identifying anti-competitive acts, one must ask whether the conduct had an intended predatory, exclusionary or disciplinary effect on a competitor, not on competition, the Federal Court of Appeal held in overturning the Tribunal’s 2005 finding that Canada Pipe’s rebate program was not anti-competitive.... [more] Full article

Dial D for deregulation. Massive deregulation and $15 m fines for abuse of dominance among major changes in Canada’s telecommunications industry

Massive deregulation and $15 m fines for abuse of dominance among major changes in Canada’s telecommunications industry

Canada's telecommunications industry is about to experience a massive shift from intrusive sectoral regulation to open markets. The Competition Bureau recently issued guidance on the application of the abuse of dominance provisions of the Competition Act to the telecommunications industry. Industry Minister Bernier has introduced legislation to provide for fines of up to $15 million against a telecommunications service provider found to have abused its dominant position. Mr. Bernier has also announced new rules that will accelerate deregulation of local telephone services. [more] Full article