Competition, not congestion behind Bell’s UBB push

By Nestor E. Arellano Bell Canada might claiming that its proposal to implement Internet usage based billing on its wholesale customers is meant to alleviate network congestion but the early stages of the

Published on: July 15th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Most Canadians find soft spot for CRTC

Given the recent uproar over the Canadian Radio-television Telecommunications Commission’s (CRTC) decision that usage-based billing was an acceptable practice, you might think Canadians are eager to see the out-of-touch regulator canned. But that’s

Published on: February 15th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Canadians skeptical about end to usage-based billing

Could it be true? Is Internet usage-based billing (UBB) dead in the water? Canadian small and medium sized businesses dependent on Internet access can only hope so. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission

Published on: February 4th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Small businesses join revolt over usage-based billing

From music downloads to streaming videos, data backups to online classes and video conferences, usage based billing (UBB) has the potential for skyrocketing the cost of Internet service for individual and business users,

Published on: February 2nd, 2011 Nestor Arellano