Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er
No simply more way for them to get $. Instead of people paying 40-50 they will pay 80-90 per month.
Found this comment on cbc article interesting:
I just read my notice from my ISP (Teksavvy), about how this will affect my account, and here it goes: effective March 1, 2011, I will continue to pay $31.95+HST, but instead of getting 200GB bandwidth, it will now only include 25GB, that means that as of March, I'll only be getting 12.5% of the bandwidth for the same price. Yes, you read that right, I am losing 87.5% of my services without a cent less on my bill!
This is criminal! it's 2011, even youtube has 1080p files which eat bandwidth to no end, and now I will pay one of the highest cost for internet in the World (true), AND only have 25GB available to me? Sure, I can pay for "insurance", which is an extra $14, but that means that I'll be paying $46+HST per month for 145GB, that is crazy! $46+HST for DSL?! Shame on the CRTC!!!! How am I, the consumer, being protected here? And why is it that in Quebec, the rates are different? Why do they get less cuts?