View Single Post
  #1 (permalink)  
Old February 8, 2012, 01:37 AM
poohbear poohbear is offline
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: toronto
Posts: 47

My System Specs

Default 250gb cap @ 50Mbps for $99 @ Rogers?!?!?!

Hello, im just returning to Toronto after living in Tokyo & Seoul for the past 6 years (for work), and coming back to set up internet was insanley shocking!

Rogers "ultimate" plan is a measly 50Mbps, with a ridiculous 250gb cap, for $99?!??!?!? I almost chocked on my food looking at that. I mean, are there some smaller IP providers that are cheaper because that's highway robbery!!!

Do give you an idea what i was paying in Seoul, i had unlimited broadband, 100Mbps, and i paid $35 a month!!!!! Tokyo, the most expensive city in the world, i had the same plan for $49 a month. Downloading 20gb games on Steam took a about a half hour and i didnt even think about usage caps.

What on earth is happening in Canada? Toronto is the largest city and they're charging $99 for a paltry 250gb @ only 50Mbps? And everyone's fine with this? It's friggin insane! Tell me there are smaller IP providers that provide more reasonable rates? what a shock!

I imagine its done to combat piracy since they're also a cable provider? Would that be correct?
Desktop: 4790k @ 4.6GHZ | Noctua NH-D14 | 16GB (2x8gb) Crucial Ballistex @ CL9 | Asrock Z97 OC Formula | Gigabyte GTX 670 SLI | 250gb Samsung 840 Evo & 240gb OCZ Vertex 3 MI & 2TB WD Black | Auzentech Forte 7.1 | Seasonic 760wt Platinum | DELL U2711 @ 1440p | Corsair 300R | Win 8.1
Ultrabook: Zenbook UX32LN | i5 4200u | 8GB RAM | Nvidia 840m | IPS Matte @ 1080p | 256GB SSD | Win8.1
Reply With Quote