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I know it doesn't matter to many people but it does need to start somewhere, next up is data caps and spying.rolleyes.gif one can dream can't they?
I really think the "fad" of p2p has passed and now it's a tool, time for the ISPs to accept it.

You realize that article is from Canada, and that most of Canada does have data caps?
 
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I would like to see Bell, Rogers and the like be chopped up each into 3 separate companies for T.V., Internet and Phone. They have way too much control and squeeze choice out, they only offer package deals never a deal on an individual service.
They want you to buy their TV service so they lower and impose caps to limit how much you can watch on the Internet.

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You realize that article is from Canada, and that most of Canada does have data caps?
Yeah I'm here I know... I mean it's time to bring it up as an issue and deal with eliminating them.
Edited by Maxxa - 10/28/11 at 8:12am
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They want you to buy their TV service so they lower and impose caps to limit how much you can watch on the Internet.
Actually, they also impose data caps because they want to be able to make you pay for Internet TV without having to upgrade their infrastructure.

So data caps are doubly worth it.
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Rogers is the AT&T of Canada.

also, lol capitalism

Edited by Malcolm - 10/28/11 at 9:02am
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There's more things eating more bandwidth than games. I pay $65 for 50 down, 10 up, no cap. For $109 they have 100/20. My heart hurts for you OP

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BLAM! About gawd damn time...I'm glad I left Rogers A LONG LONG TIME AGO.

I mean... $60 for 10mpbs/512kbps speed and 60gig cap? REALLY?

Glad I switched to TekSavvy and never looked back. $41.75(incl.tax) same speed with 300gb cap...
Im with Rogers and im paying $60 for 25mpbs/1mpbs and a 120gig cab... You need to know how to talk to them
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Im with Rogers and im paying $60 for 25mpbs/1mpbs and a 120gig cab... You need to know how to talk to them
I would still refuse to pay that. My household uses over 250GB a month, and we only get 4.4Mbps down... at your speeds we'd blow through 120GB in under a week.
    
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$65 for 50mpbs/5mpbs 400GB per month. Gotta love Shaw and there new packages.
    
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$65 for 50mpbs/5mpbs 400GB per month. Gotta love Shaw and there new packages.
Unfortunately, to get Shaw, you need to live far, far away from any major urban area (at least in Ontario) - from my perspective, Shaw is only available in the middle of nowhere. I am rather impatiently waiting for the household contract with Rogers to expire so I can switch to Teksavvy.
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BLAM! About gawd damn time...I'm glad I left Rogers A LONG LONG TIME AGO.

I mean... $60 for 10mpbs/512kbps speed and 60gig cap? REALLY?

Glad I switched to TekSavvy and never looked back. $41.75(incl.tax) same speed with 300gb cap...
Hoping to do this sooon
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