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Articles tagged with: fees

Bell Canada Gets Slammed With $10M Fine

Canada’s Competition Bureau has just slammed the telecommunications provider, Bell Canada with a $10M fine in response to Bell’s advertising practices. The Bureau accused the telecom giant of misleading advertising for a wide range of products.

It turns our that the company was routinely charging customers higher prices than advertised, usually by at least 15% and hiding extra fees in the fine print. Fees such as necessary add-ons, modem rental, TouchTone, and TV services were hidden in the fine print.

AT&T Gets Greedier: Caps Internet + Charges Overages

AT&T has started capping its Internet service for both broadband and DSL customers. This happens almost one year after the company implemented a similar cap on the mobile service. The new limits for U-verse are 250GB of Internet per month and 150GB for ATT DSL users. Customers who exceed their limit will be charged an extra $10 for each 50GB used. AT&T has never been greedier. The company already has overly priced data and talk plans in its wireless department, and now does not offer unlimited Internet on any platform.