Posts Tagged ‘internet’

Internet Throttling

Should Internet usage in Canada be all you want at a low low price? Or, should the suppliers be allowed to cap speeds and volumes? Obviously, consumers want truly unlimited volumes (bandwidth), at maximum speeds. And all for some ridiculously low cost. To this Grandpa, that is unrealistic. The every increasing demands of today’s society, […]

What is your address?

Mine is 123 Main St, Toronto … NO, not that type of address!! Your Internet address! Your internet address is actually a bunch of numbers, called an IPv4 address. An example would be 99.234.59.67. Notice that there are 4 groups of numbers. Each group has 255 possible numbers, and 255 x 255 x 255 x […]

Internet Competition

One of the first comments in the article in The Toronto Star about Internet Download Caps is … The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) decision has sparked outrage across the country with Canadians rushing to sign petitions asking the Conservative government to reverse it. Well of course it sparked outrage. Taxes spark outrage just […]

Free Netbook

This should not be a surprise. We are used to being able to get free phones when we sign up for a 2 or 3 year contract. Now Bell has taken the next logical step. Sign up for a contract on Bell’s Internet stick (or whatever it’s official name is) and get a free netbook. […]

New Levy on Internet Use

The Canadian CRTC has proposed a new levy on Internet use that would be used to help support more Canadian content for the Internet. Here is a copy of a letter I just sent to several government representatives. I do not understand the logic for this new proposed Levy on the Internet to support Canadian […]