If you feel outrage at the cost of your cell phone bill each month, you’ve got good reason. A recent study found that Canadian telecom companies make the most per gigabyte from their customers compared to 38 other countries.
The study by tefficient found that Canadian providers make about 27 euros (approx. $40) per gigabyte, compared to, say, Finland, where companies make one euro (approx. $1.51) per gigabyte.
Top 5 Countries with the Highest Revenue Per Gigabyte
4. The Netherlands
Top 5 Countries with the Lowest Revenue Per Gigabyte
When HuffPost Canada shone light on these findings for Canadians, it’s no surprise that there was a hefty quantity of outrage in response on both HuffPost and Yahoo Finance Canada:
Yahoo Canada readers, what’s your take on the study? Do you think we should be paying as much as we do for cell phone services? Or are we as Canadians getting ripped off? Share your thoughts in the comments!