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TELUS granted injunction over Rogers ads

Updated Dec 19th, 2018 6:29PM EST

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In a move that surprised very few, a B.C. Supreme Court justice has granted TELUS a temporary injunction against a series of ads from rival carrier Rogers. As you might recall, it was on November 12th that TELUS filed suit against the Toronto-based company feeling that its ads touting “Canada’s most reliable network” with speeds “two times faster than any other” were “false, misleading, and harmful” to its business. Rogers admitted in court that it no holder holds the top spot when it comes to network speed thanks to TELUS’ newly-launched 21Mbps HSPA network, but it did argue and lost on the reliability front. Rogers has filed an appeal and vowed that “further steps will be taken shortly,” but has been ordered to return to court this Friday to discuss the pulling of the ads. Yes, friends, Canada is definitely different than the US