Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has stated that he’s worried about the download caps imposed by Canadian ISPs, acknowledging that they could be “a significant negative for Netflix.â€
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I posted last week about the growing frustration over usage based billing practices in Canada. To no one’s surprise, yesterday the CRTC released its decision that confirms the practice that is likely to spell the end of unlimited Internet access from most ISPs in Canada. Coverage from the Globe, Ars […]
The increasing use of bandwidth caps and usage based billing models among Canadian ISPs may enjoy support from the CRTC, but the practice has begun to attract increasing critical attention in both the media and at the political level. Yesterday, the NDP issued a release lamenting that “Canada is already […]
The City of Vancouver has passed a resolution calling on the CRTC to reverse its usage based billing decision. While a municipal resolution obviously is not binding on the telecom regulator, the move places the spotlight on growing frustration with wireless and Internet services in Canada. It also comes on […]