Metered internet usage coming to Canadian market

Starting on March 1, Ontario TekSavvy members who subscribed to the 5Mbps plan have a new usage cap of 25GB, “substantially down from the 200GB or unlimited deals TekSavvy was able to offer before the [regulator’s] decision to impose usage based billing,” the message added.

By way of comparison, Comcast here in the United States has a 250GB data cap. Looks like lots of Canadians can kiss that kind of high ceiling goodbye. And going over will cost you: according to TekSavvy, the CRTC put data overage rates at CAN $1.90 per gigabyte for most of Canada, and $2.35 for the country’s French-speaking region.

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  1. cvxn said: Sorry, but this article is out of date. The federal government has vowed to overturn this bullshit. torontosun.com/news/ca…
  2. jakke said: Sorry, but this post is out of date. theglobeandmail.com/new…
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