Rogers Kills System Access Fee, Makes Up For It By Charging You More
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Rogers Kills System Access Fee, Makes Up For It By Charging You More

In a move clearly meant to stem the bad PR continually building against the ludicrous $6.95 monthly System Access Fee, as well as the pending debut of increased competition in the marketplace, Rogers Communications has announced that the despised fake tax is about to disappear. But not really, because a new “government regulatory recovery fee” will be added, as well as a $5 monthly plan increase. That means your monthly bill won’t really change, but Rogers hopes you’ll be tricked into thinking it has. To divert the customer’s attention from the fact that they’re still paying through the nose, Rogers is now “throwing in” things like call display and the obnoxious WhoCalled “service.” Plus, there are those things they quietly implement but hope you don’t notice, like reducing your local calling area so that more calls are classified as long-distance. The reason for this, as usual, is to “align with common industry practices.” In other words, they reserve the right to continue being loathsome and unethical.

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