The Cost Of Canadian Data Plans In A Worst-Case Scenario (Mike Hoye, June 2008)
Connection Type GPRS (114 kbit/s)   EDGE (246 kbit/s)   HSDPA (1.8 mbit/s)   HSDPA (14.4 mbit/sec)  
Data Transfer Speeds (kbyte/s) 14,25   30,75   230,4   1843,2  
Plan Name Plan Cost MB limit $/MB Over Roaming $/MB TtC (GPRS) $/sec over $/sec over (roam) Time to cap $/sec over $/sec over (roam) Time to cap $/sec over $/sec over (roam) Time to cap $/sec over $/sec over (roam)
       
Rogers (15) 15 2 $10,00 $51,20 00:02:24 $0,14 $0,85 00:01:07 $0,30 $1,84 00:00:09 $2,25 $13,77 00:00:01 $18,00 $110,16
Rogers (25) 25 4 $10,00 $51,20 00:04:47 $0,14 $0,85 00:02:13 $0,30 $1,84 00:00:18 $2,25 $13,77 00:00:02 $18,00 $110,16
Rogers (30) 30 300 $0,50 $51,20 05:59:18 $0,01 $0,72 02:46:30 $0,02 $1,55 00:22:13 $0,11 $11,63 00:02:47 $0,90 $93,06
Rogers (60) 60 1024 $0,50 $51,20 20:26:24 $0,01 $0,72 09:28:20 $0,02 $1,55 01:15:51 $0,11 $11,63 00:09:29 $0,90 $93,06
Rogers (80) 80 3072 $0,50 $51,20 61:19:13 $0,01 $0,72 28:25:00 $0,02 $1,55 03:47:33 $0,11 $11,63 00:28:27 $0,90 $93,06
Rogers (100) 100 6144 $0,50 $51,20 122:38:26 $0,01 $0,72 56:50:00 $0,02 $1,55 07:35:07 $0,11 $11,63 00:56:53 $0,90 $93,06
               
Telus Email & Web 25 25 4 $12,00 $6,00 00:04:47 $0,17 $0,25 00:02:13 $0,36 $0,54 00:00:18 $2,70 $4,05 00:00:02 $21,60 $32,40
Telus Email & Web 40 40 8 $8,00 $6,00 00:09:35 $0,11 $0,19 00:04:26 $0,24 $0,42 00:00:36 $1,80 $3,15 00:00:04 $14,40 $25,20
Telus Email & Web 60 60 30 $6,00 $6,00 00:35:56 $0,08 $0,17 00:16:39 $0,18 $0,36 00:02:13 $1,35 $2,70 00:00:17 $10,80 $21,60
Telus Email & Web 100 100 1024 $3,00 $3,00 20:26:24 $0,04 $0,08 09:28:20 $0,09 $0,18 01:15:51 $0,68 $1,35 00:09:29 $5,40 $10,80
               
Bell (15) 15 2 $12,00 $6,00 00:02:24 $0,17 $0,25 00:01:07 $0,36 $0,54 00:00:09 $2,70 $4,05 00:00:01 $21,60 $32,40
Bell (25) 25 4 $12,00 $6,00 00:04:47 $0,17 $0,25 00:02:13 $0,36 $0,54 00:00:18 $2,70 $4,05 00:00:02 $21,60 $32,40
Bell (40) 40 8 $8,00 $6,00 00:09:35 $0,11 $0,19 00:04:26 $0,24 $0,42 00:00:36 $1,80 $3,15 00:00:04 $14,40 $25,20
Bell (60) 60 30 $6,00 $6,00 00:35:56 $0,08 $0,17 00:16:39 $0,18 $0,36 00:02:13 $1,35 $2,70 00:00:17 $10,80 $21,60
Bell (100) 100 1024 $1,00 $3,00 20:26:24 $0,01 $0,06 09:28:20 $0,03 $0,12 01:15:51 $0,23 $0,90 00:09:29 $1,80 $7,20