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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...
Huh I'm with Rogers right now and pay 70 for 32mb/1mb 150GB/Cap and if you call right now they have a deal for 20% off for a year if you stay for the full year. Decent if you ask me.
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I'm stuck with Bell, I could go with Cogeco, I would end up with a faster Internet but a much lower cap... They have a better service but it is not available in my area yet, it's there it's just not being offered. I know this because I was told to check back each month meaning it's just a matter of time before they offer it.
I think if caps are here to stay there should be a speed:cap ratio that won't let you use up your cap in a week.
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post #23 of 74
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Huh I'm with Rogers right now and pay 70 for 32mb/1mb 150GB/Cap and if you call right now they have a deal for 20% off for a year if you stay for the full year. Decent if you ask me.
Decent to you, terrible to others. 150GB is pitifully low.
    
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post #24 of 74
Rocking Shaw student plan. 22 bucks a month for 25MB connection and 500GB cap. Don't know too much about Rogers, but they don't seem to be playing fair.

When my brother moved to Toronto we did some searching and he got a 15MB connection with unlimited bandwidth for 50 bucks a month. Not very good, but better than Rogers!
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post #25 of 74
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I'm glad I live in the US where Comcast sells me 25D/4U for $45 a month and no cap.
And you're in what part of the country?

Comcast in San Francisco sucks. 6D/3ishU 300GB Cap (That's Mbits btw). With their "boost speed" it can get as high as 10D Mbits.

On promo pricing it's 30/m but regular pricing is 60/m for that plan.
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And you're in what part of the country?
Illinois, in a suburb of Chicago.
post #27 of 74
monopoly in my area. nothing but rogers only, i'm still hoping teksavvy will one day provide service in my area.
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post #28 of 74
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Don't they actually lease the bandwidth from Rogers?
Yup they do...transition from Rogers to TekSavvy was fast...like 1 minute my subscription from rogers ended I switched my cable modem and BLAM...instant access.

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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
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Huh I'm with Rogers right now and pay 70 for 32mb/1mb 150GB/Cap and if you call right now they have a deal for 20% off for a year if you stay for the full year. Decent if you ask me.
They tried to pull that crap on me before...called my 6 times in a span of 4 months since I left. They tried raising the cap to 200GB...I wouldn't go back honestly.

And besides...my connection used to be intermittent with them...usually drops the connection once every week...I called and their reason...EVERYTIME was "We're upgrading our connections..." With TekSavvy? Not a single disconnect.

Also the speeds are as fast as they advertise it to be and no throttling of sorts in games or P2P or even YT...I didn't watch YT vids on 720p or 1080p before on Rogers 'coz they stop midway and I have to refresh the video every time...but with TS...no stuttering DL, no lagging no nothing...I'd advertise their services for free anytime I talk to someone about their internet connection.

If I had a little bit more income I'll be switching to TS's faster and unlimited connection.

If I saved the money I could from all those times I had to pay for overage...I'd have a better sig rig right now. LOL
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post #29 of 74
So glad I live on the west coast. Both Telus and Shaw offer some great plans. Currently paying ~$40/month for 25down/3up with a soft cap of 500GB. I've never once been penalized for going over.
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So glad I live on the west coast. Both Telus and Shaw offer some great plans. Currently paying ~$40/month for 25down/3up with a soft cap of 500GB. I've never once been penalized for going over.
Telus here in Toronto offers TRUE fiber optic connections...although only on the new condos being built downtown and selected places...but I think it's only for businesses :/
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