Review by chipface
Good "no throttling and higher caps for cheaper"
- Location: London,ON
- Cost: $42 per month
Bad "start up costs are high"
Overall "If it's available in your area, get it,"
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I had been with Rogers for about 10 years and about a year ago I got dinged big time by overage charges one month. Since then I'd hoped more ISPs would emerge so I could switch.
About 2 months ago I noticed a Teksavvy ad in a bus shelter on my way home from work. Checked them out, found out they were available in my area so about 2 weeks later I ordered the express service.
I got the modem about 2 days after I ordered. And on the day it was supposed to activate, I just plugged in the modem and was good.
What's great is they don't throttle torrents so you can have them finish in no time if there are enough seeders. I was having some things download at 1MB/second which I've never seen before. And not only that, you have a 300gb cap as well which I'd imagine would be difficult to reach so you can actually go with Netflix if you were considering it and not worry. Also, no DNS redirects if you mistype a URL.
The only drawback for me is the high startup costs, you have to buy the modem, pay an activation fee of $45(which they knock $20 off if you buy the modem from them), and pay the first month in one fell swoop. But to get away from Robbers though, it's worth it.
If Teksavvy is available in your area, you should make the switch.
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