Usage Based Billing (Part 1)


Usage Based Billing is a hot topic these days. The CRTC has decided to allow Bell and other big telecom companies to change the way Canadians are billed for internet access to a metering, or usage-based billing (UBB) system, where service providers can charge per byte in addition to their basic access charges. We spoke to Steve Anderson, the founder and National Coordinator of, a group that's put together a petition against UBB called "Stop The Meter." We also spoke with Mirko Bibic from Bell Canada to hear their position. Mirko is the Senior Vice-president of Regulatory and Government Affairs at Bell.

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