Canadian IAPs : Java Glossary

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Canadian IAPs
These Canadian IAP (Internet Access Provider) s, IAP s, will provide you a connection to the Internet or also or act as an ISP (Internet Service Provider) to host your website. If you live in Canada, you need a Canadian company to provide access, but you can have your website hosted anywhere.
Canadian IAP Vendors
Major Canadian
AOL Canada $23.00 CAD Provides extra content. Tends to be incompatible with industry standards. $23.00 CAD available in 16 countries. Absorbed iStar.
Rogers $22.00 CAD absorbed Sprint. Now dial up only. Used to offer cable.
Shaw $53.00 CAD Internet 5. Beware the 3-month intro rate. 5 Mbps (Megabits per second) download speed, 512 Kbps upload speed. Customers complain they get half the speed advertised.
$63.00 CAD Internet 15. 15 Mbps download speed, 512 Kbps upload speed.
$73.00 CAD Internet 30. 30 Mbps download speed, 5 Mbps upload speed.
$93.00 CAD Internet 60. 60 Mbps download speed, 6 Mbps upload speed.
$123.00 CAD Internet 1230. 120 Mbps download speed, 10 Mbps upload speed.
BC, Alberta
Last revised/verified: 2016-04-04
Sympatico $23.00 CAD Ontario and Québec
Telus Optik dialup no longer available $60.00 CAD Internet 15, 15 MBps (MegaBytes per second) download, 1 MBps upload, 150 GB/month
$65.00 CAD Internet 25, 25 MBps download, 5 Bps upload, 250 GB/month
$80.00 CAD Internet 50, 50 MBps download, 10 MBps upload. 400 GB/month
BC, Alberta, Ontario. Despite the name, it is implemented with DSL (Digital Subscriber Loop) over your phone land line, not via fibre optics. Speed depends on the quality of the copper wire pair loop to the local phone exchange. check availability. Primarily for TV. Also handles phone and Internet. Beware prices valid for the first six months only and promos that require a three year lockin. Last revised/verified: 2014-07-20

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