Bell Canada: False Representations about Bell Fibe™ connecting Fibre Optics to the Home – Quebec Class Action

Case name

Bell “Fibe” False and Misleading Publicity Class Action;

Quebec Superior Court file #

500-06-000740-155;

Violations

Plaintiff alleges that Bell Canada misleads consumers by using the term Fibe and/or fibre optics when offering services that are in fact hybrid, composed of fibre optics and copper, in violation of section 219 of Quebec’s Consumer Protection Act. Plaintiff further alleges that Bell Canada violated section 228 of Quebec’s Consumer Protection Act by failing to inform class members of an important fact, namely that “Fibe” is not synomious of “fibre optics”.

Proposed Class

All current or former residents of Quebec who subscribed to any of the following Bell Canada services: (i) “Fibe TV”; (ii) “Fibe Internet”; (iii) “Fibe Home telephone” (hereinafter the “Fibre Optic Services”) since the introduction of the Fibre Optic Services, and were not connected to a 100% fibre optic network, or, were not connected to their home with 100% fibre optics.

Remedies sought for consumers

Compensatory and punitive damages in amounts to be determined.

Status

Class Action Authorized by the Superior Court of Quebec on March 30, 2017.

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