Rogers to end network throttling in 2012
After an investigation by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) found that Rogers was indeed throttling internet traffic over their network, Rogers has confirmed that they will start reversing this policy, and that all network users will be free of throttling by the end of 2012.
Throttling is essentially cutting back the available bandwidth a user can make use of when uploading or downloading to the internet. The CRTC reported about a month ago that Rogers was engaging in this activity during high traffic internet usage times.
This comes within weeks of Bell announcing that they too will stop engaging in bandwidth throttling, and is a big win for net neutrality here in Canada.
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