Canada Worse than 3rd World Countries when it comes to Mobile Data Access

April 9, 2007 Business | Internet

Tom Purves has created a nice graph illustrating what I’ve suspected for a long time – that Canada’s wireless oligopolies are pricing services way out of line with what a competitive market would. Not only are data rates bad, but voice and long distance are more expensive than they should be as well.

Wireless providers are second only to the banking cartel in Canada for collusion and price-fixing. ISPs aren’t far behind.

Unfortunately our Conservative government isn’t going to be doing anything about this any time soon.

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