Cable & Telecom

Primus permanently removes Internet overage fees

TORONTO — Primus Telecommunications, recently acquired by independent telecom provider Distributel Communications, announced Tuesday it is permanently removing data overage charges on all of its capped Internet plans. In March 2020, at the beginning of the pandemic, Primus temporarily removed data overage charges, but is now making the decision permanent by eliminating all Internet overage fees, says the company’s press release. Distributel, now Primus’ parent company, had already removed Internet overage charges permanently on its broadband plans last May. “We are so proud to be able to do this for our customers,” said Distributel CEO Matt Stein, in the press...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.