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Old Dec 8, 2012, 05:42 PM   #1
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Rogers/Telus & Bell Alternative Carriers & Plans for All iPhone Users $56 LTE!

I just wanted to point out, those of you that are In Canada that if you are paying $55+ for your smartphone plan do switch to this new plan! Its worth every penny you are paying right now as there are no better deals for us Canadians who love their iPhone's. If you have a good enough plan but isnt Canada-Wide...think about it how much more this plan is worth if you got charged last time you visited Niagara Falls or Anywhere Western/Eastern Canada for any reason. If you paid even few $$ this plan definitely is worth it for you.

Here is the break down:
Fido(Rogers):
- Unlimited Canada Wide Calling and Roaming (No Long distance for travelling out side of your area)
- Caller-ID & Voicemail 10
- Unlimited Texting to Canada, USA & International
- 2GB LTE Data
ONLY $56+Tax

Virgin Mobile(Bell) and Koodo (Telus) are also offering this exact same plan for $56+Tax.


Note to those that are contracts (Front what I researched), If you switch From Rogers to Fido, there are no Early Termination Fee's (ETF). So those of you on Rogers/ Get your bill from Rogers can freely move down to Fido (Still Rogers) but its their SUB Carrier as it competes with Wind, Mobilicity, Virgin and Koodo so you will save dollars! However I cannot speak for Telus and Bell allowing the movement from Main to SUB carrier.


For the past couple(or few) years the Big 3 Carriers have made the rule that the contract is Tied to the Smartphone/Phone it self rather than the Voice/Voice+Data plan meaning you can change your plans as often as you like.

Also for us Canadians we know getting Caller-ID & VM for free is luxurious as we know most plans you have to pay extra unless they cost $60-$70+ and/or if you sweet talk your way or fight with retentions.

All in all I am extremely pleased with this plan as I never have to think about what roaming charges I will face, When I can answer my phone, When I can make calls, etc etc etc

Hope this information is helpful for some, You should switch to any one of the 3 if you can and while you can.


**I am no way affiliated with Fido, As a Canadian I am always looking out to save every dollar and get the biggest bang for my buck because unlike our American friends we don't have amazing plans that include unlimited features offered by likes of T-Mobile, Straight Talk etc

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Old Dec 8, 2012, 05:51 PM   #2
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I wonder if Fido retentions can hook up a deal to match this plan offering
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Old Dec 8, 2012, 06:02 PM   #3
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is this on their website? looking on rogers website now and don't see it
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Thanks op. I saw this deal a couple of days ago after I got an email from my current carrier referring me to check out some deals at Fido. Initially I thought wtf?? I didn't realize my carrier was another Rogers company though.

It's a great deal, and an especially good deal for me since my cell phone is also my home phone.

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is this on their website? looking on rogers website now and don't see it
It's on Fido's site.
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Thanks op. I saw this deal a couple of days ago after I got an email from my current carrier referring me to check out some deals at Fido. Initially I thought wtf?? I didn't realize my carrier was another Rogers company though.

It's a great deal, and an especially good deal for me since my cell phone is also my home phone.

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It's on Fido's site.
Thats awsome btw make sure if u signed up for it while it was $57 on Fido, to get it adjusted to $56/month!!! PS I hope they drop it further to like $55:P

Thanks to companies like Wind Mobile (True Successor in being Canada's 4th largest network) for making Rogers, Telus and Bell learn what customers truly deserve.
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What's the difference between Bell and Virgin if Bell owns Virgin?
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Old Dec 9, 2012, 01:41 PM   #7
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What's the difference between Bell and Virgin if Bell owns Virgin?
Pricing, Plan prices are different....much like Sprint Own's Virgin in USA...pricing is different because Virgin is a SUB Carrier.

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I wonder if Fido retentions can hook up a deal to match this plan offering
Why would fido rententions need to offer this? It is available to everyone and is posted on their website and Ad's across GTA visible from the highways.

Also Please note again now days contracts are tied to the devices rather than plans, so you are free to switch your plan as you like without paying hefty penalties.
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