The liars at Rogers also now have promised to stop throttling internet traffic on its network by the end of this year, in response to an investigation by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/story/2012/02/03/tech-rogers-throttling.html
Rogers has promised to stop “throttling” internet traffic on its network by the end of this year, IF YOU BELEIVE THESE CONTINUAL LIARS WHO LIED THEY WERE NOT THROTTLING ALREADY.. AND ROGERS IS NOT T MUCH BETTER THAN BIG BAD BELL..
Undeniably in my years of dealing with Canada’s largest, most greedy telecommunication firm Bell, even as detailed on the net by me, Bell they too often do lie, distort the truth, mislead, and are guilty of not honoring their promises, word, contracts, use an immoral switvh and bait approach.. and they need to be fully regulated.. why do they Bell have to advertise so much of their services, it is still cause they have many many unsatisfied customers.. at least 20 to 30 percent.. who said lying does not pay.. just look how rich Bell got.. they bought CTV..
The consumer abuses also by Bell, Rogers, Virgin, Telus etc. they all should be an election issue..
Majority of Canadians they now still do just want all pricing to be fair — and Bell, Rogers, Telus, Shaw and Videtron etc., so far have been anything but.
CRTC Internet decision gouges users With the recent CRTC decision, Canadian consumers and businesses that are already paying the highest costs for the Internet in the developed world will now also be paying inflated usage rates.That translates into poor international competitiveness, poor productivity, reduced investment infrastructure, stifled innovation and consumer choice.
MONTREAL, Feb. 15 /CNW Telbec/ – Colba.Net Inc. (CNSX: CB), a leading telecommunications company in Quebec announced today that it would continue to offer unlimited high speed Internet downloads usage and access to its clients within its adsl2+ footprint despite a recent Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (“CRTC”) decision regarding the implementation of usage-based billing rates (“UBB”). As a result of public pressure and concerns recently expressed, the CRTC announced on February 3, 2011 that it would delay the implementation of UBB for wholesale customers by 60 days and that it would launch a review of its previous decision to verify that consumers interests are protected, heavy Internet users pay for their excess usage and small Internet Service providers retain maximum flexibility. http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2011/15/c2725.html
Canada’s usage-based Internet billing debate to date National Post Feb 10, 2011 Still far from over, so much has already transpired in Canada’s debate over usage-based billing for Internet service.
Bell pulls web-use counting tool Montreal Gazette – Feb 10, 2011 Bell Canada has removed the tool its uses to monitor consumers’ Internet data usage and started reversing charges to some customers amid one of the biggest consumer backlashes in the company’s history.
Small-business owners speak out against usage-based Internet billing Globe and Mail – Feb 9, 2011 Norm Tomlins’s six-person company in Oshawa, Ont., is like many small businesses: Its disparate parts operate via an Internet connection. His company, Voice Network Inc., installs VoIP (voice over Internet protocol) phone lines and custom designs …
Bell pulls the plug on download tracker Toronto Sun – Feb 9, 2011 By QMI Agency Bell has removed a widget on its website that allows customers to track their Internet usage because it was faulty. The move comes as a national debate on Internet fees in Canada heats up. At the centre of the controversy is whether large …
Usage-based billing: Have you ever been overcharged by your internet service … CBC.ca – Feb 9, 2011A screenshot from Bell’s customer site taken Wednesday shows a message indicating the company’s internet usage tracker may not be accurate. (Bell) By CBC News Bell’s internet usage tracker may overstate the amount of bandwidth its customers use, …
Software glitch triggers inflated data usage for some Bell customers Globe and Mail – Feb 9, 2011 The Bell Canada software that helps customers calculate how much bandwidth they’ve used each month has gone offline in the middle of a national debate over Internet pricing. As the furor grows over so-called usage-based billing — a regulatory change …
CRTC billing about-face Vancouver Sun – Feb 9, 2011CRTC chairman Konrad von Finckenstein said he had already told a Commons hearing that theimplementation of the UBB decision would be postponed for 60 days. The CRTC is going back to the drawing board. …
Shaw puts brakes on usage-based web bills Calgary Herald – Feb 9, 2011 “We were just in the process of starting to educate customers about the fact there is usage and there are different tiers of services we have,” said Shaw president Peter Bissonnette.
This week, after intense media coverage, the Conservative Party announced that they would overturn a decision by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) – if the CRTC didn’t overturn it first – that allows the big Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to impose metering on the companies that purchase their bandwith to resell it to consumers. The CRTC knuckled under pretty quickly and on Feb. 3 announced they would review their decision of a year ago. This high level opposition to metering (or UBB for Usage Based Billing) should be applauded. All the major political parties came out against it, which goes to show how important it is to the Canadian people. It would have killed small ISPs, online services like Netflix and online gaming at the same time Canada is working to attract video game companies, small businesses that rely on the web to operate, families that use lots of bandwith, institutions like libraries and universities that provide bandwith for free, and various other high bandwith users of the Internet. http://www.piquenewsmagazine.com/pique/index.php?cat=C_Columns&content=Cybernaut+1806
My being used to producing engineering designs, reports, cost control reports I am used to put it into writing but I am next realy surprised how many persons in the governments, telecommunication industry find an excuse not to write back, ask instead to talk to me by phone, cause they do not want any evidences of their wrong doings in writing firstly. Just for example ask your phone company to send you a copy of your specific contract, your latest agreement details with them and you will see jowl they are all reluctant to do so now. While they will even on the phone promise to do so they will next not do so generally. These people too often do know that they can lie on the phone without facing negative consequences, SO I LIKE TO FOLLOW UP ALL PHONE CONVERSATIONS, AGREEMENT IN WRITING TO THEM https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2008/04/27/basic-contract-law/
The consumer abuses by Bell, Rogers, Virgin, Telus, Primus etc. they all should be an election issue..
Majority of Canadians they just want all pricing to be fair — and Bell, Rogers, Telus, Shaw and Videtron etc., so far have been anything but.