By Perry HoffmanGATINEAU – Today, Bell Canada backtracked from its two-tiered bandwidth rate structure in its aggregated volume pricing (AVP) model. The move is designed to address concerns raised by the CRTC last week that its approach penalizes independent internet service providers with higher rates for more capacity. Under Bell’s original proposal, initial bandwidth would be charged at $0.195 cents per GB per month when the independent ISP pre-purchased capacity. If the indie Internet provider needed more, bandwidth would be charged at $0.295 cents per GB. In opening remarks to its rebuttal during the second week of the Commission’s hearing into wholesale...
UBB Hearing: Bell makes concessions to address punitive nature of AVP proposal
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