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  1. Last day to order SIM to get Public Mobile $40/ 4GB promo plan (ends Nov. 20)

    Telus Mobility, Public Mobile, and Koodo Wireless
    Because you need to get the SIM card mailed to you, this is most likely the last day for ordering, as you need to get the SIM card by Friday in order to activate the SIM Card by this weekend. The SIM cards are $5. If you agree to the pre-paid 120 day plan, you will get 12 GB of Canada-wide...
  2. Telus move to shut down Public Mobile network

    Industry News
    Telus is getting ready to shut down Public Mobile’s wireless network leaving customers to face the possibility of having to buy new devices. Their plan is to migrate Public Mobile customers onto Telus's faster 4G national network in May, with the expectation of the changeover to be complete in...
  3. Wireless Carrier Public Mobile Finds a Buyer

    Industry News
    Toronto-based Public Mobile has been acquired by venture capital firm Thomvest Seed Capital and private equity firm Cartesian Capital. The privately held wireless carrier, which provides mobile services in Ontario and Quebec, did not disclose the financial aspects of the deal. Stefan Clulow...
  4. Public Mobile Bumps Up Data Centre Services with OnX

    Industry News
    Toronto-based OnX Enterprise Solutions has partnered with Public Mobile to deliver a more robust data centre solution to improve availability and reliability. Public Mobile's growth requires it to handle increasing amounts of data so a dual data centre solution was selected to ensure...
  5. WIND Mobile Wins Supreme Court Judgment

    Industry News
    In the case of WIND Mobile and its compliance with Canadian ownership rules, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) has decided that no violation has occurred. The decision goes against rival wireless company Public Mobile, seeking to prevent Globalive Wireless Management Corp. from offering a...
  6. Latest numbers show Canada has over 25.5 million wireless customers

    Industry News
    The number of wireless telephone subscribers in Canada topped 25.5 million at the end of September 2011 according to numbers compiled by industry trade group, the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA). That number was up 6.2% from 24 million at the end of September 2010 and up...
  7. ZTE N762 and Max Android phones on Public Mobile

    Wind Mobile
    from recent Public Mobile Blog post ZTE N762 - $149 Android 2.3 3.5" touch screen display Email and web-friendly 2 MP camera Speakerphone Max - $169 Android 2.3 3.2" touch screen display Email and web-friendly 3.2 MP camera Front-facing camera
  8. Public Mobile adds U.S. Roaming

    Wind Mobile
    Public Mobile today announced it has expanded its roaming coverage to the United States. The company's U.S. roaming rates will be the same as in Canada, 15 cents a minute to send or receive a call. Incoming texts are free and outgoing texts are 15-cents. Public Mobile’s U.S. roaming partner is...
  9. Public Mobile now offers U.S. Roaming

    Industry News
    Public Mobile, providers of low cost wireless service in Toronto and Montreal , today announced it has expanded its roaming coverage to the United States. The company's U.S. roaming rates will be the same as in Canada, 15 cents a minute to send or receive a call. Incoming texts are free and...
  10. Leaked document shows Public Mobile has over 150,000 Customers

    Industry News
    Privately owned Public Mobile, providers of low cost wireless service in Toronto and Montreal, now has over 150,000 subscribers according to a leaked document that was forwarded to the Mobile Syrup blog. The internal document, penned by the CEO of Public Mobile Alek Krstajic, said that...
  11. Public Mobile tops 150,000 Customers

    Wind Mobile
    Privately owned Public Mobile, providers of low cost wireless service in Toronto and Montreal, now has e over 150,000 subscribers according to a document that was forwarded to the Mobile Syrup blog. The internal document, penned by the CEO of Public Mobile Alek Krstajic, said that September...
  12. Rogers starts public lobbying campaign for next year’s wireless auction

    Industry News
    Calling federal government regulations misguided, Rogers Communications has launched a public lobbying effort advocating for what it calls a "fair and open auction" of the 700Mhz radio spectrum band Ottawa has slated for sale next year. Rogers who, combined with Bell and Telus Mobility, has...
  13. Mobilicity offer Blackberry and year of wireless service for under $500

    Industry News
    Starting this Wednesday, Mobilicity will begin offering a new promotion which gives consumers in Toronto, Vancouver, Ottawa, Edmonton and Calgary a Blackberry Curve 3G smartphone and a year of unlimited service for $470. To take advantage of the promotion, customers will be required to pay the...
  14. Public Mobile expands its Canadian roaming coverage

    Industry News
    Public Mobile, providers of low cost wireless service in Toronto and Montreal today announced it has expanded its roaming coverage across Canada claiming it now includes 93% of Canadians. The firm says the biggest expansion in roaming coverage is in Eastern Canada with the company now offering...
  15. Big three wireless companies now have over 23.5 million subscribers

    Industry News
    Rogers Communications recently reported that, as of the end of June, it had over 9.1 million wireless subscribers making it largest provider of wireless services in the country. Combined with the Bell and Telus Mobility, the big three wireless companies now have over 23.5 million subscribers...
  16. Mobilicity Review: Good Value and Good Service

    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...
  17. Public Mobile “BUZZ” now available

    Wind Mobile
    Now out
  18. Public Mobile expands service in Montreal and Toronto

    Industry News
    Wireless phone provider Public Mobile last week announced its service is now available in Markham and will be available in Richmond Hill and Vaughan in early May. Public launched in Toronto last summer and now has network coverage in the Greater Toronto area now stretches from Hamilton to...
  19. Public Mobile roaming begins March 14th

    Industry News
    Wireless phone provider Public Mobile has announced roaming coverage for its customers in most major cities in Ontario and Quebec, as well as areas in Nova Scotia, Manitoba, Alberta and B.C. beginning March 14th. To facilitate payment, every Public Mobile customer account will have a virtual...
  20. Public Mobile roaming begins March 14th

    Wind Mobile
    Wireless phone provider Public Mobile has announced roaming coverage for its customers in most major cities in Ontario and Quebec, as well as areas in Nova Scotia, Manitoba, Alberta and B.C. beginning March 14th. The cost to make or receive a call to a Canadian or U.S. telephone number will be...
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