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  1. Industry News
    Bell has announced that it will increase the cost of BYOD on its monthly plans to $45, up from the previous price of $40. The news comes on the heels of a similar announcement from Rogers last week. BYOD (buying a mobile device outright and activating it on a carrier’s service) had been...
  2. Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    Teksavvy, a popular third party internet access (TPIA) provider based out of Chatham Ontario, has announced that it is raising the price of its cable and DSL internet packages by as much as 15% effective February 2nd. Link has list of all the old / new prices, pct increase etc.
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    Teksavvy, a popular third party internet access (TPIA) provider based out of Chatham Ontario, has announced that it is raising the price of its cable and DSL internet packages by as much as 15% effective February 2nd. The company will also be introducing new cable and DSL Internet packages with...
  4. Industry News
    Telecommunications giant Bell Canada this week began notifying consumers that it is raising phone, internet and television rates in the New Year. Effective January 1st, 2012, Bell is raising television rates by $3 a month, phone rates by $2 a month and internet rates by $2 per month plus the...
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    Heavy monsoon rains in Thailand have led to the worst flooding the country has seen in the past fifty years. The natural disaster is already having a significant impact on hard disk drive pricing in Canada. Prices of some hard drives in this country have almost doubled in recent weeks while the...
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    Toronto Hydro will be changing to winter pricing today and will be increasing its Regulated Price Plan (RPP) rates by 0.3 cents per kilowatt hour (kWh) for the first 1000 kWh of electricity consumed each month and 0.4 cents per kWh for any additional usage. . Customers on Time-of-use (TOU)...
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    In emails to customers this week, Zip.ca and Rogers Video Direct have announced a reduction in service and an increase in prices. The move comes just a month after the demise of Blockbuster Canada, Zip and Rogers Video Direct biggest competitor in Canada. Starting November 1, Blu-ray discs...
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    Claiming that it needs to keep up with rising TV programming and Internet usage costs, Bell Aliant has announced it will increase the price of its Whole Home bundle by $5 per month effective November 1st. This is not Bell's first price increase of the year. The company hit customers with a...
  9. Industry News
    Cogeco Cable, Canada's fourth largest cable operator, announced this week that is has revamped its internet offerings in Ontario and Quebec. On the positive side, the changes include increased download speeds and bandwidth caps. On the downside are higher prices. Digital Home readers have been...
  10. Industry News
    Less than six months after it increased the price of its digital cable and telephone packages, Cogeco has announced it will increase the price of its internet service at the beginning of October. The price increase varies by customer - depending on what level of internet service they subscribe...
  11. Industry News
    In a corporate blog posting, Rogers has announced that later this month it will raise bandwidth caps and download speeds on selected internet plans for selected Rogers customers. Upload speeds will remain unchanged. Rogers Extreme and Extreme Plus users who own Docsis 3.0 modems will receive a...
  12. Industry News
    In February of this year, Shaw Communications said it would delay the implementation of Usage Based Billing (UBB) on its Internet Service offerings until after the company conducted a series of customer consultations. Now after five weeks of consultations with it customers in February and...
  13. Industry News
    The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) this week announced that the price paid by Ontario consumers for electricity will be going up on May 1st. The rate increases are on top of increases imposed last year in Ontario that saw electricity bills jump between 15% and 20%. In Ontario, there are two types...
  14. Industry News
    Bell Canada this month has informed its Internet and Fibe TV customers in Ontario that they can expect a monthly fee increase $3 per month beginning in May. Meanwhile, Bell Internet and Fibe TV customers in Quebec will face monthly fee increases of between $1 and $3 per month starting next...
  15. Industry News
    Corporate insiders tell Digital Home that Bell Canada is expected to increase the price of its Internet Service Packages by $3 per month effective May 1st. We've also been informed that an "Extreme usage" fee which will kick in after 300GB of usage will also be implemented. The fee is expected...
  16. Industry News
    Shaw and Cogeco cable customers are upset these days as both companies have announced price increases effective April 1st. Digital Home readers tell us that Cogeco will be increasing their digital cable packages, TMN Package, by $2 per month. Cogeco is also bumping the price of its digital...
  17. Industry News
    Rogers Cable began notifying customers this week that they can expect rate increases for their cable, high speed internet and home phone service beginning March 1st. The biggest increases are in cable television where basic cable is set to shoot up 3.2% to $32.49 a month while VIP Digital Cable...
  18. Industry News
    Telecommunications giant Bell Canada this week began notifying consumers that it is raising phone rates in the New Year. Effective January 1st, 2011, Bell will be increasing the cost of calling features by $2 per feature. Basic features such as Caller ID and Voice Mail will now cost homeowners...
  19. Industry News
    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. For...
  20. Industry News
    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. Among the increases: Extended Basic increases...
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