Vancouver Sun: One-fifth of Canadians would turn down a million dollars to stay online

By Amy Chung for Postmedia News

One-fifth of Canadians polled in a new survey said they would turn down a million dollars in order to keep their Internet access - a possible sign that our reliance on the World Wide Web is slowly catching up to the television and phone, telecom experts say.

The survey conducted by Angus Reid Forum for Primus Canada, showed that almost half of those polled would give up watching television before they would give up surfing the Internet or using their phones.

Of the 1,009 Canadians surveyed, one-third said they would rather give up their phone to keep online and television services. Only 20 per cent said they would give up their Internet access.

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