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[Fido] [AB] 4GB + unlimited text / calling for $45

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[Fido] [AB] 4GB + unlimited text / calling for $45

Looks like it's new activation only and maybe AB only.
Last edited by Roger21 on Sep 23rd, 2017 2:45 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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The Rogers network (including Zoomer & Fido) is also terrible if you're in the Fort McMurray region.
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Might want to add Alberta only in the title :)
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KDSet wrote:
Sep 23rd, 2017 3:02 pm
The Rogers network (including Zoomer & Fido) is also terrible if you're in the Fort McMurray region.
Their LTE speed is also slower than Bell/Telus in Vancouver, especially compared to Bell.
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KDSet wrote:
Sep 23rd, 2017 3:02 pm
The Rogers network (including Zoomer & Fido) is also terrible if you're in the Fort McMurray region.
BC interior is pretty bad on Rogers too, lots of dead spots even on the highways.
Rogido wrote:
Sep 23rd, 2017 3:04 pm
Their LTE speed is also slower than Bell/Telus in Vancouver, especially Bell.
Nationally, Rogers' LTE network is about half the speed of Telus or Bell (on average): https://www.pcmag.com/article/348825/fa ... anada-2017
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Kwirky wrote:
Sep 23rd, 2017 3:32 pm
BC interior is pretty bad on Rogers too, lots of dead spots even on the highways.
Agreed. I was stuck in an elevator with 2 other people. They were on Bell and were happily surfing and making calls. I'm on Rogers and couldn't get a signal.
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I am looking to move from Chatr as their coverage around my area is pretty bad. I have a 2GB 45 dollar plan after tax. Which brand do you suggest I take up? I was inclined to take Fido.
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Joseph333999 wrote:
Sep 23rd, 2017 6:02 pm
I am looking to move from Chatr as their coverage around my area is pretty bad. I have a 2GB 45 dollar plan after tax. Which brand do you suggest I take up? I was inclined to take Fido.
It's the same network. Look into bell/Telus network off brands like virgin, Koodo, or public mobile.
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Dennisrfd wrote:
Sep 23rd, 2017 5:57 pm
I have two accounts 4GB for $40, just checked my last bill and found nothing about that
did you get your last bill within the last 8 days? possible only some provinces will be affected?
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quazy wrote:
Sep 23rd, 2017 6:21 pm
did you get your last bill within the last 8 days? possible only some provinces will be affected?
Yeah, Fido is only screwing over increasing the cost in BC & Alberta, as per the Mobile Syrup link above:
“There is an increase to one of our BYOP plans that was offered as a promotion last year to customers in B.C. and Alberta and does not impact all BYOP customers. "
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Fido’s is unlimited Canada wide vs the other two being province wide for the same price. Ive had a Fido line for my daughter for about a year now and it works perfectly fine in Edmonton
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Naveedx wrote:
Sep 23rd, 2017 7:18 pm
Fido’s is unlimited Canada wide vs the other two being province wide for the same price. Ive had a Fido line for my daughter for about a year now and it works perfectly fine in Edmonton
Plan match opportunity?
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Just an FYI, FIdo's international roaming charges are one of the worst.

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