Think high prices in the Canadian cell phone market are a myth? Telus does. How Telus lost its credibility: http://openmedia.ca/blog/how-telus-lost-its-credibility Help us fight back at: http://openmedia.ca/UpgradeNow
Top 3 grievances Canadians have with our cell phone market: 1.) price-gouging 2.) restrictive contracts, and 3.) disrespectful customer service. It’s time to fix our broken telecom market, and we have an action plan to do it: http://openmedia.ca/UpgradeCanada
A Canadian community member sent this to us showing how they feel their cell phone provider is treating them. Via: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151555457842743=o.173437729758=1
Over the past few weeks we've been asking you to send in your http://CellPhoneHorrorStory.ca/ to help create a new wireless code. In this week's Weekly News Update, Lindsey gives you a behind-the-scenes look at your stories in action and the progress our campaign is making.
If you switch your telecom service after another provider made you an offer you couldn't refuse, Bell & Rogers think it's okay to keep charging you anyways. Think that's ridiculous? Read more at http://huff.to/1nuEeSQ and speak out at https://OpenMedia.ca/GateKeepers
Canada’s cell phone market is a lemon - it’s time for an upgrade. Using your stories, we’ve conducted a wide-ranging study and put together a citizen-powered plan to fix our broken cell phone market. Check it out and send it to decision makers in Ottawa here: http://openmedia.ca/UpgradeCanada
Lindsey Amplifies Canadian Voices at the CRTC Hearing
Check out this sneak peek of Canadians’ concerns that OpenMedia will take to the CRTC at the national cell phone rules hearing tomorrow at 8:30am ET (5:30am PT). Canadians are the big stakeholders in this fight, and these rules need to be public interest oriented. We'll also be releasing our citizen-powered cell phone report soon, so help us amplify your voice and share your story at: http://cellphonehorrorstory.ca/
Twitter is now blocking an account that parodies Rogers, likely due to a complaint from the telecom giant. The account made humourous but critical comments about Rogers' cell phone price-gouging, poor customer service, and long-term contracts. *You can help make Canada's cell phone market fairer by speaking out at http://cellphonehorrorstory.ca/
As decision-makers at the CRTC continue to invite citizen input in developing a new wireless code, we're continuing to share some of the stories that Canadians have sent in through http://CellPhoneHorrorStory.ca/. We're making progress with having digital policy decisions that are made with public interest in mind. If you haven't already, share your Big Telecom horror story to tell the CRTC how to fix our broken telecom market.
Michelle is all smiles after ending her relationship with Big Telecom Bell over increased costs and a monster twelve-page bill containing over 480 tethering charges she received earlier this year. Visit http://CellPhoneHorrorStory.ca/ to share your experiences and help provide input in creating a new wireless code for Canadians.
While we continue to share your stories sent through http://CellPhoneHorrorStory.ca/, the CRTC has now announced an additional way to share your comments with them directly at http://consultation.crtc.gc.ca/. This is a sign of progress that we're looking to maintain. If you haven't already, share your story and let's help fix our broken telecom market.
For the past few weeks we've been asking you to share your http://CellPhoneHorrorStory.ca/ to tell decision-makers at the CRTC what steps to take in fixing our broken telecom market. Now, we're looking to feature some of the most engaging comments we've received from Canadians with regards to price-gouging, contracts, customer service and more. If you haven't already, tell your story and let's create a new wireless code that puts Canadians first.