Without any announcement, Rogers Cable this month has cut service on some of its most popular Internet Service plans without any changes in pricing. The changes mean that Rogers customers will have to subscribe to more expensive internet plans in order to receive the same level of service.
Rogers Cable has begun notifying customers that effective July 1st, it will be raising basic cable rates by 5%, from $29.99 to $31.49 per month.
In addition, the company has raised many of its most popular cable packages by a similar percentages.
Rogers Wireless began informing customers via text messages this week that on April 12th, 2010, the company will increase its 911 fee by 50% from 50 cents a month to 75 cents per month plus applicable municipal and provincial fees.
The company did provide any justification for the fee increase.
Shaw Cable has begun informing customers that effective May 1,210, the monthly rate for its HD plus programming will increase 33% from $9 to $12 per month plus taxes.
Sirius Canada announced yesterday that a Canadian music Royalty Fee of 6% will be introduced to all Sirius Canada satellite radio subscriptions effective March 1, 2010.
The fee which has been mandated by the Copyright Board of Canada, will add ninety cents a month to the current $14.99 a month subscription fee.
On its website this week, Telus Mobility has quietly announced a number of price increases on local and long distance rates and some features.
In addition, Telus is increasing by $5 a month, the fee paid by subscribers to any of the following features: monthly fee will Call Canada 30, Nationwide 30, North America 35, Unlimited Web, Email and Instant Messaging.