CRTC Regulates Rates and Big Cell Phone Players

Today, the CRTC determined it necessary to regulate the wholesale roaming rates of Canada’s three largest cell phone carriers in order to foster greater competition in the Canadian mobile market.

WIND Mobile lowers domestic roaming rates

by Christina Peden Wind mobile announced Thursday a plan to reduce fees for domestic roaming rates across their partner networks in Canada and the US.  The new rates come into effect immediately. Previously, Wind customers could expect to pay 20₵ per minute for incoming and outgoing calls in the US and Canada if they were […]

Bell offers reduced mobile roaming costs for travel to Cuba

Bell has announced reduced mobile roaming costs for customers travelling to Cuba, including data, voice and text roaming.

Rogers Adds New U.S. Roaming Rate

Canadians, unsurprisingly, want to use wireless data whenever they want while travelling in the US, but remain uneasy about roaming charges. Rogers has stepped up to alleviate the concern by introducing a new wireless roaming internet rate for US-bound travelers. For $7.99 per day, customers can access 50 Megabytes (MB) of data in the US, […]

Vancouver’s Roam Mobility Launches Self-Activating SIM Cards

Vancouver-based Roam Mobility is launching a self-activating SIM card that delivers full service within minutes of purchase. Beginning on Nov. 19th, Canadian travelers looking to reduce roaming charges when in the US, can use the Ready SIM cards with 3, 7, 14, or 30 days of unlimited nationwide talk and text, and data at very […]