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Lawsuit attacks cell phone fees

Canadians pay some of the highest cell phone rates in the world, and "system access fees" are one of the reasons.

Cell phone companies stopped charging the fees a few years ago, but lingering resentment over the costs led to a class action lawsuit from several customers.

The Supreme Court of Canada has now ruled that the lawsuit can go ahead.

David Gerhard teaches computer science at the University of Regina. Click on the link below to hear him speak with Dave about the lawsuit, and the future of cell phone charges in Canada.

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