Originally published: November 1, 2010
Last updated: November 1, 2010 - 7:51pm
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission will allow Bell Canada to begin usage-based billing for third-party Internet service providers.
Under the usage billing system, wholesale customers - which are usually smaller Internet service providers that rent out portions of Bell's network - will be charged a flat monthly fee and have a set monthly usage limit. Users who go above the set limit will be charged by the gigabyte, depending on the speed of their connection.
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