Archive for November 19th, 2010

Rogers Facing $10 Million Penalty for Misleading Wireless Ad Claims

The Competition Bureau has come down hard on Rogers over wireless advertisements that claiming fewer dropped calls than the new entrants.  The Bureau is seeking a $10 million penalty and an immediate end to the campaign. The Bureau could find no evidence for the claims, noting that “the spectrum auction […]

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November 19, 2010 7 comments News

Ontario Private Member’s Bill Demands Wireless Transparency, Unlocking Phones

A new Ontario Private Member’s bill introduced by MPP David Orazietti focused on wireless services would establish new transparency requirements and mandate unlocking cellphones upon contract expiry.  The key provisions of Bill 133 include: a long list of disclosure requirements related to the costs associated with service plans, advertisements, roaming […]

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November 19, 2010 21 comments News