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Opinion: The CRTC’s UBB decision and a solution to retail Internet metering

News | 03/28/2011 1:55 pm EDT

In a decision announced on Jan. 25, 2011, the CRTC permitted the telcos and cablecos that own communications networks to apply usage-based billing (UBB) to the contracts they make with independent (reseller) ISPs. The CRTC, however, did a spectacularly bad job of providing an analytical justification for its decision.

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