Telecom services remain pricey for Canadians, according to Industry Minister François-Philippe Champagne. Following Rogers Communications' announcement that it would be increasing the price of certain wireless phone plans, the minister made this comment. According to Rogers, those without contracts would see price increases for wireless services.
Rate increases for a few of the current cellular phone plans are scheduled for February, per a report from Mobile Syrup.Canadians will pay more for services even while initiatives are being taken to reduce costs. The communication industry is characterized by intense competition. According to him, the CRTC was issued a policy directive last year in order to protect consumer rights, competition, and affordability.