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[Rogers] Roger's Cable Retentions & New Customers Deal Thread! (2019) *READ THREAD SUMMARY*

Sr. Member
Sep 21, 2015
508 posts
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London, ON
uwotri wrote: I just got this deal:
300 internet
Premier cable (no boxes, we own ours)
Free HBO/Crave for 12 months
And 2 -$100 credits that will come off of our firs 2 bills.

All of this for $128 + tax
oakley0023 wrote: I wouldn't call that a deal at all.

I was paying $133 tax in for Gigabit/Premiere with 4k PVR and HBO/Crave for 12 months.

Faster internet and cable box rental for less money, even if you divide your credits by 24 months.
Why would he divide it by 24, and not 12 since you're talking about 12 month periods?
(128*12-200)/12= 111+tax ($126)
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Sep 13, 2012
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Vaughan, ON
cleacy1972 wrote: Why would he divide it by 24, and not 12 since you're talking about 12 month periods?
(128*12-200)/12= 111+tax ($126)
It’s a suggestion of a hypothetical scenario for comparison’s sake. Problem with hypothetical scenarios is that they’re just that.
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Dec 26, 2012
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Toronto
cleacy1972 wrote: Why would he divide it by 24, and not 12 since you're talking about 12 month periods?
(128*12-200)/12= 111+tax ($126)
Divide it by however many months, it is still not a deal.
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Dec 25, 2002
1599 posts
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Mississauga
halcyon wrote: Out of curiousity, when signed up for 300 U, what speeds are people actually getting?

I used speedtest and when i was on their 60 mbps plan, i was getting around 40 mpbs download...and now that im on 500, i'm only getting max 120 mbps on a direct lined connection
signed up as a new customer on 300u for $55/month

getting 500 mbps consistently.
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Nov 23, 2012
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syneric wrote: I was on gigabit before but rarely ever got the full 1000 for extended periods. Typically fluctuated around ~600-800. Depends on things like congestion in the area and usage times, peak hours are always slower.

Does anyone know if Rogers will still give you a winback call after cancelling if you received their 'let's make things right' email (and called the included number with no luck on a better deal)?

Also, anyone have experiences with Carrytel? Been looking around at other options and their 150/15 for $49.99 seems to be one of the better ones I can find atm. Saw they had a $39.99 promo for the same plan back around February, sadly missed it would have jumped on that if I saw. Cannet also seems to be offering the same plan, but charges a $70 activating fee while Carrytel has none.

The "let's make things right" was your winback attempt, and you whiffed on it. Try calling the number back and negotiate again.
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Dec 23, 2008
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Milton
dgr81 wrote: signed up as a new customer on 300u for $55/month

getting 500 mbps consistently.
when does your credits expire? 12 months?
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spena wrote: when does your credits expire? 12 months?
yes 12 mos
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Milton
dgr81 wrote: yes 12 mos
thanks. I was offered the same deal but we dont need that much speed and going to settle with 75U at 39.99 (no fees, no activation) instead.

Hoping better deals during back to school
Newbie
Feb 12, 2017
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Jk123123 wrote: Hey guys my friend just shifted to a new condo. She was a bell customer and was looking for internet for new condo. So I asked her to call the same Rogers guy who gave me internet for my home. You won’t believe what she got . She got 1GIG internet for just $50
Would you be able to give me the number for this Rep?

Also, is that $50 for the 1st year only?
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Dec 25, 2007
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Can someone pm me a rep details i just need internet 150u is fine . Looking to keep it under $40
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Feb 9, 2005
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I got this in the mail but don't plan on converting yet. Past Rogers techs have advised me that Ignite TV might not work well for couple of TVs in my house due to wifi signal issues. If I go with Ignite TV, he says I may have to invest in a MESH system so might defeat any monthly savings.

I have to keep my modem in the basement as it has the newest coax lines in my house. My main floor wiring has poor signal due to hidden splitter(s) buried in walls/ceiling. And apparently the new ignite tv modems are loud and can make strange noises so I don't want to install that near bedrooms.

Sounds like something people have come across in the past based on google searches and Rogers community forums feedbacks/complaints.

Posting the letter in case someone can use it to leverage their own deal. You'll probably get pushback like it's area dependent, time limited, field agent limited, etc. All regular dialogue. I have chatted with Rogers recently and it sounds like they are waiving installation if you push hard enough.

Rogers Tech also indicated that Digital Tv will be slowly phased out which I think has been mentioned on RFD before.
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Dec 25, 2007
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Ssamudre wrote: Thanks! Got gigabit internet for 1 year, no contact for $50.
im getting 150 1 year for $50 and new build, bleh anyone think i could do better? i dont necessarily need 300 or 500u. apprently condos get better pricing vs houses
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Apr 10, 2017
7 posts
vistaliving wrote: I got this in the mail but don't plan on converting yet. Past Rogers techs have advised me that Ignite TV might not work well for couple of TVs in my house due to wifi signal issues. If I go with Ignite TV, he says I may have to invest in a MESH system so might defeat any monthly savings.

I have to keep my modem in the basement as it has the newest coax lines in my house. My main floor wiring has poor signal due to hidden splitter(s) buried in walls/ceiling. And apparently the new ignite tv modems are loud and can make strange noises so I don't want to install that near bedrooms.

Sounds like something people have come across in the past based on google searches and Rogers community forums feedbacks/complaints.

Posting the letter in case someone can use it to leverage their own deal. You'll probably get pushback like it's area dependent, time limited, field agent limited, etc. All regular dialogue. I have chatted with Rogers recently and it sounds like they are waiving installation if you push hard enough.

Rogers Tech also indicated that Digital Tv will be slowly phased out which I think has been mentioned on RFD before.
Hello there

I got the same letter only the price is $150 for 150u. What is that about?

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