[tpm] [u-u] Usage Based Billing - What you should know..
matt at sergeant.org
Mon Feb 28 07:38:11 PST 2011
daniel at benoy.name wrote:
> The way I see it, the government just needs to let multiple companies
> run their cables to your house, so that they can compete on the basis
> of their entire network, from top to bottom, and this problem will
> evaporate as third party ISPs like teksavvy elect to just run their
> own phone, fiber, and cable lines rather than deal with Bell and
> Rogers. (Or, under the threat of that happening, Bell and Rogers are
> forced to shape up)
It's worth noting that in the last place I lived, we had Telus lines
direct to the condo, and had 100Mbps ethernet direct to 151 Front St
(well, 100Mbps to the switch, Gig-ether to 151 Front), and no limits. It
was $50 a month plus tax.
So if they wire it themselves the cost is quite doable.
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