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[Montrealgazette] Ottawa to quash CRTC decision killing unlimited Internet

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OTTAWA — The Harper government will overrule a recent decision by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission that effectively kills unlimited Internet-pricing packages — unless the telecommunications regulator backs down first, Postmedia News has learned.



yay Canada!
Edited by Captain_cannonfodder - 2/2/11 at 7:54pm
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Woot we win, hopefully they aren't just doing this for a temporary fix, so it helps them with the election and then put it back into effect.
Edited by Canadarocker - 2/2/11 at 7:52pm
    
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Amazing news, but at the same time it's sad knowing the public has to threaten them (think of the election vote losses...) into it. It shouldn't have gotten this far in the first place.
    
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Posted this on a few forums discussing this issue, might as well post it here.

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Good luck Canada! You can do it!!
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This is awesome news, better rates for all!
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Are there any providers in Canada offering unlimited flat rate internet?
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Are there any providers in Canada offering unlimited flat rate internet?
Mine doesn't, but they don't enforce their cap policy. I use 200GB/month sometimes, sometimes only 50Gb per month. But have always paid only $28. Once I got a bill for only $9
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Are there any providers in Canada offering unlimited flat rate internet?
-snip- lol read REALLY wrong
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Saw a comment on redflagdeals.com and he does have a point.

http://forums.redflagdeals.com/crtc-...bb-996533/118/

I'm afraid of what might happen based on Clement's answer: http://twitter.com/TonyClement_MP/st...03660573147139

That's a soft "no". CRTC can huff and puff and deliberate once again, only to come back with new slightly improved terms, after the public loses interest in the issue again.
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