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  1. Rogers to Cut Mobilicity and Move Existing Customers to Chatr

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    This week, Rogers Communications announced they are eliminating its wireless carrier, Mobilicity, and moving all existing customers to Chatr. According to reports, effective August 15 th 2016, Rogers will cease activating new Mobilicity lines, and next fall they will begin moving the existing...
  2. Wind Mobile joins forces with Telus to expand national network

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    Wind Mobile has announced a new partnership with Telus that will give new and existing Wind customers better service than ever before outside of Wind’s ‘Unlimited’ zone in Canada. The agreement provides Wind customers with access to Telus’ mobile network at no extra charge. According to Wind...
  3. BC Supreme Court Keeps Mobilicity TV Ad Running

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    The injunction sought by TELUS to remove a Mobilicity television commercial from broadcast was denied by the British Columbia Supreme Court. Mobilicity has been running a commercial with the theme 'What you see isn't always what you get' with regards to unlimited calling offers by leading...
  4. WIND Mobile Celebrates 500K Subscriber Milestone

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    More than 500,000 Canadian subscribers are now using either voice, text or data services from WIND Mobile, which began operations in 2008. WIND employees hoisted pints at a private party on Sept. 18th at Toronto's Steam Whistle Brewing to celebrate. Anthony Lacavera, WIND's CEO, thanked the...
  5. Mobilicity New Year’s promo offers free social data on wireless text plans

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    Mobilicity announced a new promotion this week which gives subscribers free "social data" on their cheaper voice and text plans and free data on their more expensive $45 a month plan. The alternate wireless company offers four voice text plans which range in price from $25 to $55 per month in...
  6. Wind Mobile now offering Pay as you Go wireless

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    Wind Mobile announced on its corporate blog today it is now offering Pay as you go wireless service. Consumers will be able to make 25 cents per minute when calling from anywhere in Canada and the U.S. to anywhere in Canada. Texting in Canada and the U.S. will cost you 15 cents a text and data...
  7. Half of U.S. mobile phone users don’t know when their contract expires

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    More than half of American mobile phone owners do not know the month and year when their current mobile phone contract expires according to a recent study commissioned by Best Buy. In addition, only four in 10 say they received a reminder notice that their contract was about to expire, leaving...
  8. Primus adds Smartphones and data plans to wireless offerings

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    Primus Canada, best known for its budget priced landline telephone service, announced today the addition of smartphones and new data plans to existing wireless offerings. In addition, Primus says it's wireless service area has expanded and it can now provide 94 per cent of Canadians with...