Rogers shuts down free personal webhosting services

Just two weeks after Rogers began forcing its Flickr users to pay U.S. $25 a year to keep using their Flickr Pro account, Rogers is telling its subscribers that it will no longer offer free personal web hosting.

In an email sent to its High Speed Internet (HSI) customers this week, the company said that effective October 26th, GeoCities, Rogers Yahoo! free web site building service and community would close.

Similar to users of Flickr, subscribers are given the option of move their websites to DWHS Website Hosting.

Related: Rogers HSI customers will now pay extra for Flickr

Rogers Yahoo! GeoCities customers must remove their files from their servers by October 26th after which their files will be deleted and will not be recoverable.