[kwlug-disc] UBB Discussion, look at Cogeco

Rashkae rashkae at tigershaunt.com
Tue Feb 1 11:53:05 EST 2011


On 11-02-01 11:33 AM, Chris Irwin wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 10:41, Rashkae<rashkae at tigershaunt.com>  wrote:
>    
>> same?  Most DSL resellers haven't announced the new UBB rates at all, and
>> some still selling unlimited plans on year contract (no doubt they will
>> regret that when they are left holding the Bell invoice.)
>>      
> MNSI and Primus seem to list the same rates:
>
> "Existing 5 Meg High Speed Internet plans will now have 25 GB
> (gigabytes) of monthly usage included. Usage in excess of this amount,
> but less than 300 GB will be billed at $2.00/GB to a maximum of $60.00
> per month in addition to the regular monthly charge." -
> http://mnsi.net/
>
> "25 GB of monthly usage***, Additional monthly usage plans start at
> only $5" - http://primus.ca/en/residential/internet/internetServices-DSL-Ontario.htm
>
>    

There is a large difference in those rates however, and that is the 
$60.00 maximum.  TS is not offering that maximum unless you agree to 
pre-pay "insurance" for nearly the same amount.

But regardless, my earlier complains were when I was under the 
impression that the maximum was still $22, not $60.





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