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Description: Canadians are fully aware of the exorbitant wireless service fees they are charged every month, but now here’s some good news. The federal government intends to reduce costs – including roaming charges while outside of the country.

Source: Techvibes

Date: October 17, 2013

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 The Canadian government admits we as consumers pay a lot of money for our wireless services.  We are especially gouged in the roaming department – “We pay some of the highest wireless rates in the developed world,” the federal government said in a recent throne speech. “Companies will look out for their bottom line.”  Read Rest of Story.

Questions for discussion:

1. Why do you feel Canadians were charged so much originally for wireless services and roaming fees?

2. Do you feel wireless companies will suffer financially from this new legislation?

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