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Thursday, December 08, 2016 @ 7:00 PM  

Application by VMedia for a declaration that its internet retransmitting service was not infringing Bell’s copyrights in CTV television broadcasts. Bell sought the opposite relief in a counter-application. VMedia was licensed by the CRTC to broadcast, under several licenses, in several provinces. It started to offer a new service in September 2016, retransmitting a package of over-the-air television channels to customers for $18 per month. Customers required a Canadian credit card and a set-top box to access the service, which was delivered and accessed over the...