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Broadband Internet users unite to take on Rogers, Shaw and other providers

News | 04/09/2001 4:00 am EDT

Dissatisfaction with the quality of service offered by cable modems has prompted high-speed Internet users in Canada to form their own lobby group. The newly formed Residential Broadband Users’ Association (RBUA) (www.rbua.org) started out in January 1999 as the Rogers @Home Users Association (RHUA), and after one transformation, is beginning to attract interest from high-speed customers beyond Canada’s borders.

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