Start Communications - Finally cheap cable internet in Cogecoland!
if you are already with Start, you can check your usage here: https://www.start.ca/support/usage/
Start is based in London and seems like a good provider. Since they use the aggregated POI, they cover the entire Cogeco footprint.
Reviews of Start Communications:
Cogeco area cable services:
Rogers (red) area cable services:
Plus plans (10mbps upload):
Setup fee is waived if you have an existing cable modem connection with Cogeco:
Overage: $0.50/GB (up to $25) - After excessive overages, speeds may be throttled.* If you already have an existing cable internet service then you may qualify for a free transfer! The installation charge of $50 only applies to new cable internet service plans if you do not have an existing active cable internet service plan from another provider or if your configuration requires a technician to visit. Please note that 10 business days notice is required to schedule your transfer in order to take advantage of this offer.
Unlimited usage between 2AM and 8AM (cable and DSL)
You will need a DOCSIS 3.0 modem for the higher tier packages.
Official modem list:
DCM476 or DPC3000 will give you full speed. You can request them to send you a DCM476 if you put in a note when ordering a new modem.
New support hours:
We're happy to announce that July 6th we will be extending our support hours:
Weekdays: 8am to 11pm (previously 8am to 10pm)
Weekends: 8am to 10pm (previously 10am to 6pm)