Saturday, November 28

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OpenMedia calls for federal investigation into Bell / Telus internet outage

After The disruption of today's Bell and Telus Internet network that affected customers in eastern Ontario and Quebec, the consumer advocacy group OpenMedia demands liability for downtime. “What happened today and how can we know that it will not happen again? We need clear and truthful answers and we will not get them if the government does not intervene. " said OpenMedia campaign manager Matt Hatfield in a statement. “Just this morning, Bell CEO Mirko Bibic was telling his shareholders that Bell manages Canada's most trusted networks. And yet, a few hours later, we saw their network serving our two largest provinces fail catastrophically, leaving millions of Canadians offline for an extended period of time during critical work, medical emergencies, and more, ”added Hatfiel...