Telecom watchdog satisfied Rogers have stopped throttling Internet gamers

AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email by The Canadian Press Posted Jun 28, 2012 5:00 pm MDT GATINEAU, Que. – The federal telecommunications watchdog says it is confident Rogers Communications is no longer slowing down gaming activities on the Internet.The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) began investigating Rogers in 2011 when it received a complaint from the Canadian Gamers Organization.The group said Rogers had been throttling or slowing down traffic related to online games, which the company eventually admitted.Throttling time-sensitive traffic such as peer-to-peer games is prohibited unless the CRTC gives an Internet service provider permission in advance.The commission conducted a technical investigation, and was satisfied Rogers followed through with its commitment to stop its traffic management practices by the end of 2012. Telecom watchdog satisfied Rogers have stopped throttling Internet gamers