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Old July 19, 2012, 12:53 PM
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I just want to bring something up. While there ARE choices, quite a few residents of both Montreal and Toronto are SOL.

The reason I say this is that most new condo developments have in-place agreements with big telco which state that all residents are obligated to use their service. For example, it used to be that all resident's of Toronto's CityPlace needed to use Telus while the Trump Toronto has an agreement with Rogers. The same goes for Montreal where the upcoming Tour Des Canadiens is tied at the hip to Bell Fibe while Altitude only has service with Videotron. This goes for internet, TV and phones.

Nonetheless, I really can't see why some people would need more than 150GB per month. With Steam, Vudu and Netflix all running in parallel, I barely brush 100GB per month.


Back to the starting of this thread: if done with intelligence, you WILL NOT have an issue with Steam downloads and a reasonable cap (say 50GB+) unless you are either a game junky or have a ton of other download services running.

when you have teenage kids you will hit your cap verry fast lol
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Old July 19, 2012, 01:52 PM
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I've travelled to many countries for work and Canada by FAR has one of the WORST internet service plans that i'm always shocked when i come back. How do you guys manage with downloads?
Simple, we subscribe to companies that have no caps, like Acanac, which btw is based in Ontario
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Old July 19, 2012, 01:53 PM
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when you have teenage kids you will hit your cap verry fast lol
If you don't pay attention to your kids and their internet habits you will. I monitor ALL internet traffic in my house. I AM the traffic shaper, lol. My family is well aware that dad will lock down the internet tight if you get foolish with it.
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Old July 19, 2012, 02:47 PM
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If you don't pay attention to your kids and their internet habits you will. I monitor ALL internet traffic in my house. I AM the traffic shaper, lol. My family is well aware that dad will lock down the internet tight if you get foolish with it.

@ one point i was gonna block youtube lol

i just pull the ethernet plug goin to their pc

now with 300gb a month i can breathe lol
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i use bell aliant fibre, no caps, very fast downloads & uploads here in atlantic canada, last time i ran a test i had 30MB down, 15MB up.
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teksavvy cable here in ottawa. I have a 300GB cap that is calculated based on 60 days.
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I have a 500GB cap, but it isn't enforced and i regularly download/upload around 1-2TB a month. Having 100mbit is niceeee
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I have the same connection, but it seems to be 300GB to 500GB per month
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I have a 500GB cap, but it isn't enforced and i regularly download/upload around 1-2TB a month. Having 100mbit is niceeee


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I have a "grandfathered" contract with Bell which gives us unlimited bandwidth (though only a 7mbit connection).
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