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  1. Faster Primus Unlimited Internet Speeds Now Available in Parts of Ontario and Quebec

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    Faster Internet means increased productivity, less wait time and happier surfing. If you’re a Primus customer and waiting for faster Internet, there’s good news. The national communications provider announced today that it’s increasing unlimited Internet speeds offered to both consumers and...
  2. Unlimited Internet in Ontario: Fido vs Costco/Primus

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    Looking for Internet with unlimited data in Ontario? These two companies both have options worth considering. Getting a good deal on unlimited Internet services is something everyone wants. The offers are many, and it can pay to compare to get the most for your dollar. Back in 2015,  Fido...
  3. Primus Expands VoIP Service Across Quebec and Ontario

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    This week, Primus announced that it has further expanded its VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) footprint across Canada. It now offers national coverage to another 200,000 residences and businesses within small and mid-sized communities in Ontario and Quebec including Thunder Bay, Orangeville...
  4. Primus Telecommunications Canada sold to Birch Communications

    Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    Primus in court creditor protection as it seeks to revamp mission I switched to Primus Home Phone Service (from Bell) a few years ago, and have been happy with it, so I do hope the service is maintained.
  5. Primus move/cancellation saga

    Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    Hi all, I'd like to share my experience trying to move my Primus triple-bundle service from Ontario to BC. It seemed like a good idea at the time, however the installer showed up earlier than I was told and left because I wasn't at the new house yet. When I called Primus later in the day to...
  6. Primus. Nice Customer relations move

    Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    Received an automated call from Primus today. Our phone and internet service will be out of commission for 30 minutes between 1:30am and 4am Saturday morning in order for the company to make network upgrades in my area. It should have zero impact on me but it's nice to have the heads...
  7. Primus Canada Expands Home Phone & Internet Services in B.C. & Alberta

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    Primus Canada wants to provide Canadian consumers in the West with more choice and will make good on that with an expansion of its traditional home phone and high speed Internet services in British Columbia and Alberta. The communications carrier is also providing competitive prices and plans...
  8. Primus Canada expands VoIP service area

    VoIP Providers
    Primus Canada today announced a major expansion of the area served by its Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephone services. The company says its VoIP services are now available in an additional 240 exchanges across Canada, specifically in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba...
  9. Primus Canada expands VoIP service area

    Industry News
    Primus Canada today announced a major expansion of the area served by its Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephone services. The company says its VoIP services are now available in an additional 240 exchanges across Canada, specifically in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba...
  10. Primus building 8th data centre in Markham Ontario

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    Primus Business Services, a division of Primus Canada Inc., has announced that construction has begun on a new Data Centre in Markham Ontario which the company says is necessary to meet business demand in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). The first phase of the 30,000 square foot GTA Data Centre...
  11. Bell says it will stop throttling 3rd party internet connection (now everyone)

    Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    Bell this week informed its wholesale internet customers that Bell will be moving wholesale internet traffic to new network facilities beginning in November 2011, facilities where bandwidth throttling practices will not be applied. Wow, this is pretty surprising news.
  12. Bell says it will move away from throttling 3rd party internet connections

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    Bell this week informed its wholesale internet customers that Bell will be moving wholesale internet traffic to new network facilities beginning in November 2011, facilities where bandwidth throttling practices will not be applied. The announcement means Canadian internet users who are...
  13. Primus announces acquisition of VoIP provider Unlimitel

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    Primus Business Services, a division of Primus Canada Inc., has announced the acquisition of Unlimitel Inc., a Quebec based provider of VoIP and Internet services. The companies had been technology partners for a number of years. The acquisition, which was completed as of the beginning of...
  14. CRTC holding more hearings into Usage Based Billing (UBB)

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    The CRTC has announced that it will hold public hearings starting July 11th as part of its now continuing review into wholesale residential high-speed Internet access services. The new proceedings, which will occur when many Canadians and Canadian politicians are on holidays, were announced...
  15. CRTC firms up pricing rules on Usage Based Billing

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    In a telecom decision handed down yesterday, the CRTC has mandated that Bell Canada and other telephone carriers must offer wholesale internet access service providers a 15% discount on retail usage Billing rates beginning March 1, 2011. Wholesale or third-party Internet access (TPIA)...
  16. Primus caps internet usage and raises rates

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    Telecommunication and Internet service provider Primus Canada last week notified customers that, effective February 1st, 2011, the company will be increasing how much it charges for internet service and lowering bandwidth caps. In an email, the company informed customers, who previously had an...
  17. Bell raising phone prices in New Year

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    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...
  18. Primus adds Smartphones and data plans to wireless offerings

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    Primus Canada, best known for its budget priced landline telephone service, announced today the addition of smartphones and new data plans to existing wireless offerings. In addition, Primus says it's wireless service area has expanded and it can now provide 94 per cent of Canadians with...
  19. Revenues fall 14% at Primus Canada

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    Primus Telecommunications Group Inc., the U.S. parent company of Primus Canada, today reported its third quarter 2009 financial results, the first since the company emerged from chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. In Canada, net revenue in the quarter decreased $9.4 million, or 14% from the same...
  20. Primus Service Problems (July 1 to 10)?

    Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    I have been encountering lots of problems with my Primus service this past week and a half. I'm suffering from service outages, slow performance etc. It could be coincidence but I noticed the problems start around the time Primus implemented its DNS redirection nonsense. Anyone else having...
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