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Netflix says that Canada has 'third-world' Internet access

| Internet & Websites News | Posted: Sep 17, 2012 6:27 am

Canada is said to have bandwidth caps that are too low, and too expensive, according to a Netflix executive Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer, took a stab at Canadian ISPs at the Merrill Lynch Media, Communications and Entertainment conference last week.




Sarandos talked of Canadian ISPs bandwidth limitations, saying "it's almost a human rights violation what they're charging for Internet access in Canada". There are Canadian ISPs with download caps as low as 15GB for a month, with excess billing charges if you burst through the 15GB limit.


Sarandos continued, adding "the problem in Canada is... they have almost third-world access to the Internet".


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