Thursday, February 22, 2024

Report confirms Canadians have some of the most expensive data in the world


Canadians are paying some of the highest internet and data costs in the world, according to a recent report.

The annual report, commissioned by the Department of Innovation and Economic Development, revealed that Canada was often in the top 3 most expensive countries for wireless prices.

The study used six different categories to measure the price when compared to countries all over the world. Canada ranked as the most expensive in three of the categories. These categories can be seen below.

Level 3: 1,200 minutes, 300 SMS and 1GB of data




Level 4: Unlimited minutes, SMS and 2GB of data

Level 5: Unlimited minutes, SMS and 5GB of data

Canadians can expect some savings on data this month

While the report may seem disappointing, there is some good news. Phone carriers such as Rogers, Bell and Telus are offering 10GB of data for 60$ until Monday.

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