Canadian watchdog: Rogers carriage stance ‘disadvantages’ OneSoccer

Canada's Simi Awujo in action against Brazil during the 2023 SheBelieves Cup (by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has called on telco Rogers Communications (RCCI) and Timeless Inc., the Canadian entity that owns and operates OneSoccer, to put forward remedies after finding the former has unduly restricted access to the OTT sports streaming service.

The regulator’s ruling concerns a complaint from Timeless over Rogers’ refusal to carry OneSoccer. In August, a complaint was filed to the CRTC, alleging that RCCI had engaged in anticompetitive behaviour by refusing to carry the channel on its cable line-up.

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