Rogers has promised to stop "throttling" internet traffic on its network by the end of this year, in response to an investigation by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission. In...
While Bell's decision has been described as surprising or as quid pro quo for the usage-based billing ruling, I think it is neither of those. The big question is now how much longer Rogers will maintain its throttling practices.
Hot on the heels of the news that Bell Canada is cutting some of its Internet throttling with wholesale customers comes some really -- and I mean really -- interesting data on throttling worldwide. Ladies and gentlemen, presenting the world's absolute worst throttler (since 2008): Rogers.
The CRTC has asked Rogers to "address and resolve" a problem that may result in online video games being unintentionally slowed down on its network. Rogers should file a plan by Sept. 27 for resolvin...