Regulators pull back from usage-based billing after half-a-million Canadians speak out

CRTC reconsiders ruling that would let Big Telecom companies control independent competitors, Canadians urged to use indie services

VANCOUVER, Nov. 15, 2011 /CNW/ - The CRTC has released its decision on Internet metering (usage-based billing), and pro-Internet organization OpenMedia.ca is celebrating it as a step forward for the open and affordable Internet. The decision comes as the result of public pressure, channeled primarily though the group's Stop The Meter campaign, which included a petition that attracted over half-a-million Canadians.

Read more here: http://openmedia.ca/news/regulators-pull-back-usage-based-billing-after-half-million-canadians-speak-out

SOURCE OpenMedia.ca

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Lindsey Pinto
Communications Manager, OpenMedia.ca
778-238-7710
lindsey@openmedia.ca

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