The Canadian Competition Authority receives a complaint for abuse of dominance in the internet services market (Teksavvy / Bell / Rogers)

TekSavvy Claims That Bell And Rogers Abuse Their Dominant Position For Internet Services* In a public version of its complaint to the Canadian Competition Commissioner (see below), Internet re-seller TekSavvy says that Bell Canada and Rogers Communications Canada have been abusing their dominant position in wholesale and retail markets for wireline Internet services in Ontario and Quebec. They do this, TekSavvy alleges, by increasing the wholesale prices charged to TekSavvy and others to use the Bell/Rogers Internet infrastructure while at the same time reducing prices for their own Internet services that compete directly against TekSavvy. Margin Squeezing In 2016, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) ordered Bell and Rogers on an interim basis to

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  • Affleck Greene McMurtry (Toronto)

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Michael Binetti, The Canadian Competition Authority receives a complaint for abuse of dominance in the internet services market (Teksavvy / Bell / Rogers), 20 February 2020, e-Competitions March 2020, Art. N° 93546

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