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post #11 of 306
I don't like this. I only have a 60gb cap and i plan on going onto teksavvy... 200gb for lower price count me in
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Definitely, metered internet is the worst idea ever.
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Is this an online petition I can sign up for?
http://www.openmedia.ca/meter and you can find the link in my video as well.
post #14 of 306
$41.45 for 5/0.8 and 105GB?


Shaw has been charging $47 for 7.5/0.5 and 60GB for a while now.


So forgive me if I don't shed a tear for you.
    
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If you guys didn't figure it out yet, the cable companies are capitalizing on this. Even though the CRTC ruled the cable companies could use metered internet years ago, their letting resellers like teksavvy, CIA and Acanac etc. to sell unlimited usage contracts atm and capture some of the market. I switched to cable a month ago because of this.

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$41.45 for 5/0.8 and 105GB?


Shaw has been charging $47 for 7.5/0.5 and 60GB for a while now.


So forgive me if I don't shed a tear for you.
Don't because i'm using 15 down, 1 up w/ unlimited bandwidth for $40 a month
Edited by darksideleader - 1/31/11 at 8:23am
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$41.45 for 5/0.8 and 105GB?


Shaw has been charging $47 for 7.5/0.5 and 60GB for a while now.


So forgive me if I don't shed a tear for you.
And then your rent/mortgage comes off. Ugh. Cost of living in Victoria is super high. At least it's pretty here! Yay?
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post #17 of 306
good time to move to the USA!!
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Rogers has been hosing me for $75 for 25/1 and 125GB for a while now......F'n Ted Rogers!!!
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post #19 of 306
And this is why blu-ray and boxed games won't disappear any time soon.
post #20 of 306
Imagine if this came to the uk, more riots again
But I have to agree its really stupid, does bobby kotick own all the ISP's in Canada?
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