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[Fido] HOT! Fido Internet 50% Off 75u $32.50 / 150u $37.50 + $50BBGC + 6mo SportsnetNOW + Chromecast(YMMV)

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[Fido] HOT! Fido Internet 50% Off 75u $32.50 / 150u $37.50 + $50BBGC + 6mo SportsnetNOW + Chromecast(YMMV)

Fido has a promo right now for 50% off their 75u and 150u internet services for the first 12 months. Typical timing for anyone interested. No activation fees. Now also includes a $50 BBGC and SportsnetNOW 6 month subscription.

75u unlimited - $32.50/mo
150u unlimited - $37.50/mo

deal link: https://www.fido.ca/consumer/promotions/

Looks like a pretty decent deal!

Update:
Multiple users who called in to Fido to order claims to have also received a bonus Chromecast making this HOT (YMMV).

Update 2:
I signed up instore and did a Live Chat with Fido CSR who also confirmed I am eligible for the Chromecast (if you did it instore might be worth doing a quick chat to confirm eligibility)
Chromecast offer ended on Monday - Sept 2nd unfortunately and is no longer offered.

Update 3:
Prices have gone up to $40 and $45 respectively.
Some users are still able to get the deal by Live Chat, Phone, and Instore (YMMV)

Update 4:
DEAL IS STILL ALIVE! - Confirmed users are still able to get the price through multiple channels (live chat, FIDO direct, and resellers) (YMMV - on extras)
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Last edited by akz on Sep 11th, 2019 11:51 am, edited 9 times in total.
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I would like to disagree with the previous post - also the 50% off might be a regular promo, $50 gift gives it a nice new look - at least for me and bring the price of 150 internet almost to the price of 75.
Thanks OP.
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Looking to renew my current fido internet deal for the same 32.50 a month but the rep on phone said I had to wait until my current offer is finished (around November) to start a new promotion? Is that true or can they renew even while you are on a promo offer
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brensavoyton wrote:
Aug 31st, 2019 4:42 pm
Looking to renew my current fido internet deal for the same 32.50 a month but the rep on phone said I had to wait until my current offer is finished (around November) to start a new promotion? Is that true or can they renew even while you are on a promo offer
They have renewed in the past. Tell them you could cancel service and sign up as a new customer to get that price.
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Are they strict about this being only for students, or is it available to everybody?
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j6n wrote:
Aug 31st, 2019 4:53 pm
Are they strict about this being only for students, or is it available to everybody?
I signed up instore was never asked for any id or if I was a student. I just asked to signup for the plan.
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Can install/activation date be delayed? (Current ebox contract over in October)
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Truff01 wrote:
Aug 31st, 2019 4:40 pm
I would like to disagree with the previous post - also the 50% off might be a regular promo, $50 gift gives it a nice new look - at least for me and bring the price of 150 internet almost to the price of 75.
Thanks OP.
Worth noting that Snet NOW can be a deal changer for lots. I pay $14/month with telus just to watch canucks games, and this will get me till the end of february. that's a $84 value for me and could be more for someone else
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Any link to the promo? I see the 50% when I try to sign up but not the extra stuff
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Hows the speed, I have Rogers ignite gigabit UL and I face no lagging even surfing multiple devices (atleast 2 at a time). I know Rogers/Fido is the same but how bad ia 150mbps compared to 1Gbps. They have defined in website that DL will limit as per the plan but I dont think I ever see even 150mbps speed even in 1 Gbps plan so thats not true speed.
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Thanks OP. I renewed my 50% from last Black Friday. I don't think I will get the BB GC or Sportsnet, but that's okay.
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nightshademi wrote:
Sep 1st, 2019 11:06 am
They are the 3rd and 4th offer here: https://www.fido.ca/consumer/promotions/
thanks looks like they took off the mention of the promo items on the main page. Updated OP with the link thanks!
souvik126 wrote:
Sep 1st, 2019 11:25 am
Hows the speed, I have Rogers ignite gigabit UL and I face no lagging even surfing multiple devices (atleast 2 at a time). I know Rogers/Fido is the same but how bad ia 150mbps compared to 1Gbps. They have defined in website that DL will limit as per the plan but I dont think I ever see even 150mbps speed even in 1 Gbps plan so thats not true speed.
really depends on what you do. For my parents 150u is more than enough for their iptv and browsing without lag. They went from 500u to 150u. Did a speed test last night after setup on the 150u and hit 200, no lag issues or buffering. (we do have our own router and do not use the modem provided - fyi)
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Sep 1st, 2019 10:22 am
Worth noting that Snet NOW can be a deal changer for lots. I pay $14/month with telus just to watch canucks games, and this will get me till the end of february. that's a $84 value for me and could be more for someone else
yah the Snet is huge as well as the $50 BBGC.
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Literally just subscribed with them 4 days ago but went with the 50% off 75u plan for $32.50 with my parents account because the student offer was just the 150 plan at the time.

I would've just gotten the 50% off 75u under my own name had I known, missed out on the $50 BB Gift Card which would've been useful right now + Sportsnet is always nice. They already sent the modem, looks like the exact same black square rectangular modem as the modem I used to have with Rogers a couple years ago for internet.

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