Tag Archives: Rogers

MIFI math: how I avoided spending $1,900 (and counting)

Canadian carriers extort ridiculous roaming fees. MIFI devices fix that. Without one, I’d have spent over $1,900 this trip. Here’s the math.

Why Internet access is like healthcare

Canadian telcos and lawmakers are negotiating in secret. Do the carriers see this as a way to reclaim revenue they feel they’ve lost to the Internet? And should we treat Internet access as a public good, like healthcare, instead?