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CRTC decision on internet costs

2011-11-23

Queen’s University professor John Pliniussen is available to speak on today’s CRTC decision on internet pricing. He is a marketing professor at Queen’s University who specializes in technology and business innovation.

“Internet usage/demand is doubling yearly as bandwidth and related internet technologies allows for speedier and better access,” says Dr. Pliniussen,” but many Canadians think that pricing is unfair when compared to rates around the world and they want this to stop. They want to fly first class and pay economy especially when they know the costs to the providers is sub-economy.”

Dr. Pliniussen is not available for television interviews.

To arrange an interview, please contact communication officer at Anne Craig at 613.533.2877 or anne.craig@queensu.ca or Michael Onesi at 613.533.6000 ext. 77513 or michael.onesi@queensu.ca Queen’s University News and Media Services Department in Kingston, Ont., Canada.

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