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I never understood why this hasn't been addressed ages ago. They have for a long time now been interfering with clearly legal traffic, ie World of Warcraft and other games.

In no way should Rogers or ANY other ISP be allowed to slow down or interfere in ANY way with legal traffic.
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post #32 of 74
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Originally Posted by noahhova;15487479 
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.

150GB cap? No thanks. I watch all my home TV and movies through services like Netflix, Hulu and others. Not to mention I buy all my games digitaly through services like Steam and Good Old Games. There are definitely months were I would surpass a 150GB/month cap.

Comcast I have is ~$50USD/month for 20Mb/4Mb and 250GB. For $10 more a month I could 30Mb down. Now to get that pricing you have to also get cable and phone through them, which the people I live with do.

I'd rather have a slightly slower Internet connection and a larger cap than the other way around.

If we are real competitive markets there wouldn't be any caps, as they have been instituted to produce a false scarcity that doesn't exist with modern networks and modern network usage.
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post #33 of 74
I am good with 5/0.8 here and Unlimited. Even with this slow speed i manage 400GB a month. High speed 20MB+ are just utterly useless for most people unless there is a specific task they are doing. I had bell before with Unlimited and took me out of it without tell me i a left them. If i had stayed they would be milking me money.
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I dont understand the prices of Canadian internet?
We are paying for a full packet Phone+TV+Internet only 64 euro around 80$
for 100 download and 20 Up , and unlimited with fair use policy if you arent doing crazy they wont bother you.
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post #35 of 74
well my speeds and cap finally increased.

I have a 100 MB connection and 750GB cap. I think for $20 more I can get

225 MB connection and 1000GB cap.. there apparently is an unlimited cap option to but cost quite a lot.
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post #36 of 74
Quote:
Originally Posted by harryt;15492269 
well my speeds and cap finally increased.

I have a 100 MB connection and 750GB cap. I think for $20 more I can get

225 MB connection and 1000GB cap.. there apparently is an unlimited cap option to but cost quite a lot.

With Rogers?!

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Quote:
Originally Posted by Xyxox;15485682 
I'm glad I live in the US where Comcast sells me 25D/4U for $45 a month and no cap.

We got 25Mb/s down and 1,5 up and 80 TV programs for 50$....But we are getting 120Mb/s down and 10Mb/s up and 80 TV programs soon, only for 46$...

BTW no, i am not kidding. 120Mb/s is indeed cheaper then 25Mb/s line. I am really looking forward to 120Mb without any limits whatsoever and constant up at full speed. I just dont get, how can some providers still apply some limits or low speed for high prices.

God bless UPC.
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post #38 of 74
Quote:
Originally Posted by Maysam;15492283 
With Rogers?!

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Not likely. Sounds like a plan from out West.

Internet providers in Ontario/Quebec are a joke but then again, so is much of the telecom industry in the country and the CRTC doesn't do enough to help the consumer.

You have people running the CRTC that don't understand the technology they're supposed to be regulating.
post #39 of 74
I work in telecom in western canada. The pricing in the telecom industry is due to lack of competition. Prices on Wireless, internet, TV and phone are some of the highest in the world. That being said, that's a free market economy right? People will pay it. That's business.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by runeazn;15492262 
I dont understand the prices of Canadian internet?
We are paying for a full packet Phone+TV+Internet only 64 euro around 80$
for 100 download and 20 Up , and unlimited with fair use policy if you arent doing crazy they wont bother you.

Phone+internet+tv in Ontario would be 125-250 depending on the packages, and this is with an average of 10D - 1U 60GB bandwidth varies a bit especially if you threaten to leave obe company, but it still generally sucks.
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