Electronista reports, “Canadian carrier Rogers is considering a plan that would let it charge extra to give quality 3G service in the event its cell towers are overloaded, Electronista readers have learned.”
“The company is asking some customers how they would react to a feature, tentatively called the Data Priority Service, that would prioritize a subscriber’s data packets over others for a monthly fee,” Electronista reports. “It would help guarantee important or real-time data that would otherwise be choked off, the company said.”
Electronista reports, “The plan isn’t certain to appear at all and doesn’t have definite details were it to come into being, although Rogers has floated charging up to $10 for the privilege, according to those who have been asked.”
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