CRTC Scolds Bell for Not Offering Enough Pick and Pay TV Packages


The CRTC says Bell Canada is defying it by letting customers choose only one bundled package of 10 channels on top of their TV plan. The broadcast regulator has ordered Bell to change its policy so customers can get all the added channel packages they want.

“Bell has failed to make all discretionary services available to its subscribers in small packages as required under the regulations,” wrote CRTC secretary general Danielle May-Cuconato in a letter to Bell.

In December, the CRTC required that all TV providers must let subscribers top up their TV plans with extra specialty channels. The channels had to be offered both individually and in small bundled packages of up to 10 channels.

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Sophia Harris – CBC News – June 05, 2017.


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