2007-04-30, 08:17 AM
I'm curious as to people's opinions. At my office we have been in negotiations with both Bell and Rogers over our wireless needs. We are looking at a corporate plan with 10 wireless phones. Bell has definitely offered us the sweetest deal and we could save a lot of money over the term of a three year contract with Bell, but Rogers keeps on telling us that Bell's network is crap and they have the most superior network in Canada. 95% of our phone calls are going to be in the York Region/Toronto area and there may be some phone calls from our cottages in the Barrie and Haliburton areas. There will be very little travel to the USA and absolutely no travel to Europe with the phones. What do we do? Take the money savings or go with the company that is claiming to offer the most superior network.
2007-04-30, 11:26 AM
I can not beleave how low rogers is by bashing bell like that.Now with bell there solid both of my parents are with them and are very happy.
2007-04-30, 11:49 AM
The company I work for went with Rogers. We send people all over the world so in that way was just better for us. In my house we had both Rogers and Bell. We eventually switched all of our wirless over to Rogers. As we like the services we have with Cable and Internet as well our home phone is with Rogers we felt it was best to have all our services with one provider. That being said our experience seems to be that Bells wireless coverage was just a bit better.
2007-04-30, 11:24 PM
I have a Bell phone. I am also in the same coverage area. I find my Bell phone to be as good (or better) than my father's Rogers account.
The only advantage roger has is;
1) International coverage (are you 100% sure you wont be every be in Europe/ Asia in 3 yrs?)
2) Phone choices. With Rogers, if you get sick of a phone (or someone loses one) you can buy an unlocked GSM from the internet and add it to your account. Bell, you have to replace from them (more $$$).
I am fairly happy with Bell, but I am going to swich to Rogers as I plan on travelling more for work (overseas) and I am sick of the same phone for 3 years.
Is the deal from Bell cheap enough to replace a phone or two if they get lost?
2007-05-02, 02:23 AM
Just to note, with BELL, you can also replace the phone every 18 months and get a substantial discount on the new phone. Or, you can buy a new phone. I'm not sure if buying an unlocked GSM phone is cheaper as I have my service through BELL and have been extremely happy with the plan and the coverage.
Nem, who is contrary to popular belief, is not biased.