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  1. Industry News
    Hate 'em or love 'em, if you want a cell phone but need to cut costs, comparing plans is a must. All the major wireless service providers have lower-cost options, but who has the cheapest cell phone plans? Check this list of 7 of the cheapest cell phone plans now available in Canada. 1) Telus...
  2. Industry News
    Fido has launched some new tools and services to help users have a better experience with their phones. DeviceAdvice, Facebook Messenger and Fido Faves have all been put in place to help Fido customers potentially save some money and trouble shoot problems with their account and physical phone...
  3. Industry News
    Fido is gearing up this week for the 'Road to Bestival' tour, the eclectic, award-winning music festival for its customers, headlined by Florence + the Machine and Nas. The cell phone provider is bringing five free concerts to Fido customers across Canada from May 17 th to May 30 th , hitting...
  4. Industry News
    Worldwide relief efforts are underway following Saturday’s devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal. Canadians wishing to offer support can do so by using their mobile phones and texting through the Mobile Giving Foundation Canada. Text REDCROSS to 45678 to donate $10 or to 30333 to donate...
  5. Industry News
    Rogers and Fido today announced the launch of a new program dubbed “Device Tune-Up”. The free, in-store service will be available Canada-wide and uses diagnostic tools to help reps solve customers’ smartphone issues on the spot. The program is expected to save customers time and money. Plus...
  6. Rogers, Fido and Chatr Wireless
    Please let me know if this is a good deal with Fido: 200 daytime minutes Unlimited weeknights and weekends as of 5pm Unlimited incoming calls Unlimited Canada-wide and international text messaging Unlimited Canada-wide long distance Unlimited Fido-Fido Caller ID Voice Mail WhoCalled 6GB Data...
  7. Industry News
    During the course of this summer, Fido customers will start being able to access LTE throughout Canada. This will begin in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, St.John's, and their surrounding areas.. By the end of 2012 it should also include Moncton, Trois-Rivières, Sherbrooke, Québec...
  8. Industry News
    Last month if you wanted the new Galaxy Nexus smartphone, the first Android device to come with Ice Cream sandwich (ICS) natively installed, you had to buy it from Bell Mobility or Virgin Mobility. The good news is that by the end of this month, the unlocked device should also be available from...
  9. Rogers, Fido and Chatr Wireless
    MobileSyrup is reporting that Rogers and Fido will begin selling the Samsung Galaxy Nexus on January 10th. No word yet on pricing. For comparison, Bell & Virgin is selling it at $150 on a 3 yr term and $650 outright.
  10. Rogers, Fido and Chatr Wireless
    Now $50 on 3 year plan or $425 without a contract.
  11. Industry News
    In its annual report released last week, Canada’s Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services (CCTS) is reporting an increase in telecom consumer complaints for the fourth straight year. The commission handles a wide range of complaints about products and services offered in the...
  12. Rogers, Fido and Chatr Wireless
    Fido doesn't want pre-paid customers to talk to a human so they put in place ANDREA as watchdog. If you want direct access to humain Agent simply press rapidly the 0 (zero) key three times and VOILA! I would like to propose and action to flood CSR phone system to finaly make them know that we...
  13. Rogers, Fido and Chatr Wireless
    Newbie questions here. So I am considering cancelling my 3 year Fido agreement which still has a year to go on it. I have contacted Fido and they told me the cancellation fee would be $240 or $20 per month. I'm hoping to get a discount from the new carrier to offset some of that $240 so the...
  14. Industry News
    The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) recently reported that, as of the end of March 2011, almost 95% of all wireless customers in Canada subscribed to Bell Mobility, Telus Mobility or Rogers Wireless. For consumers, this triopoly of wireless service in Canada has meant...
  15. Industry News
    Responding to customer complaints of long waits no hold and complicated voice activation menu’s, Rogers this week announced that its Fido Wireless service has taken steps to improve customer service. The customer improvement program which Rogers is calling “FidoAnswers” promises more customer...
  16. Industry News
    Big box retailer Future Shop announced today that it would be accepting pre-orders for Google's Nexus S smartphone starting next Monday, March 21, 2011. Available in store in early April, the device will be available for Bell Mobility, Rogers Wireless and Telus Mobility customers. The Nexus S...
  17. Rogers, Fido and Chatr Wireless
    So some back story. I currently have an iPhone 3g with rogers, I am eligible to upgrade my plan to an iPhone 4 in August or I can buy an iPhone 4 outright. I spoke to someone today who can cancel my plan with rogers, wave the $500 cancellation fee and get me the iPhone 4 for $159 plus a $100...
  18. Industry News
    Recently I got angry with email spam that I was receiving from my wireless phone provider, Fido Communications. Like most Canadians, realizing there is little that I can do about junk email, I  just delete all spam email from my Inbox and move on with my day. In addition, and as a note to all...
  19. Industry News
    Moderators at HowardForums , a popular online community for Wireless phone users, announced yesterday that Fido, a division of Rogers Wireless, will be launching two new monthly prepaid plans on March 28th. The new plans, which requires the purchase of new Fido handset will be priced at $19...
  20. Industry News
    Wind Mobile, a new wireless phone provider opened up shop in Toronto and Calgary this week offering Canadians in those cities an alternative to the big three wireless companies in Canada, Bell Mobility, Rogers Wireless and Telus Mobility. To assist readers in evaluating the new offerings from...
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