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[Fido] Ontario Home Internet: $65 for 75/10 Unlimited + 3 Months Free

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[Fido] Ontario Home Internet: $65 for 75/10 Unlimited + 3 Months Free

I was looking for home internet plans around the $50 mark and I think this is a good offer: $65 for 75/10 Unlimited with Wifi modem rental included + 3 Months Free

That comes down to $65 x 9/12 months = $48.75/month

Here's further details of their offer from their website:
For a limited time, get 3 months free when you sign up for unlimited Fido internet. *Offers end March 31, 2018. Available to new Fido Internet customers who are subscribing to Fido Home Internet 75 – Unlimited package.
  • With download speeds up to 75Mbps and uploads up to 10Mbps - perfect for 2–4 people or devices online at the same time.
  • Includes Unlimited GB of data.
  • Credit for 3 months ($195) will appear on your third bill.
  • Speeds may vary with internet traffic, server gateway/router, device (quality, location in the home, software and applications installed), home wiring, home network or other factors.
  • Taxes extra. A one-time $49.99 technician installation fee applies if you decline to self-install and request a technician visit. Modem must be returned upon termination of service.
  • The times and usage amounts specified are approximations based on maximum theoretical speeds and file size estimates and will vary depending on size and quality of content.
Last edited by Quid Pro Quo on Feb 24th, 2018 12:21 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Thread Summary
When you contact the call centre at 1-888-236-3436 as indicated on your documents for your Internet service, you are actually reaching their Mobile Phone department. And when you are on hold and have the option to get a callback, the live agent calling you will also be originating from their Mobile Phone department. To avoid wasting time, immediately ask to be transferred to the Home Internet department upon reaching and even before confirming your account information with a live agent.
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Any feedback on Fido internet? I get the fact that it's on Rogers, just wondering how the provisioning is. I was a LT Rogers user, nothing but issues so I am with Virgin now. That said, by kid keeps asking for Rogers (cuz cable is supposed to be faster?). I'm paying $60 for 50/10 unlimited and I'm wonder if Fido might be a little better, or just the same as Rogers.
Why can't we all just get along?
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Is this pricing still only available to Fido wireless customers? I seem to remember that there was an extra charge for people who don't already have wireless service with Fido.
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jeff1970 wrote: Any feedback on Fido internet? I get the fact that it's on Rogers, just wondering how the provisioning is. I was a LT Rogers user, nothing but issues so I am with Virgin now. That said, by kid keeps asking for Rogers (cuz cable is supposed to be faster?). I'm paying $60 for 50/10 unlimited and I'm wonder if Fido might be a little better, or just the same as Rogers.
For me anything on cable internet I get random disconnects. I've had Fido before and now with ebox. I'm looking to get back on dsl (virgin mobile) since never had issues with dsl.
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Faruk88 wrote: Is this pricing still only available to Fido wireless customers? I seem to remember that there was an extra charge for people who don't already have wireless service with Fido.
There's no mention of needing to be a Fido Wireless subscriber. Although if you've already got a Fido Wireless Pulse Plan, there's an even better offer. It's on their promo page (https://www.fido.ca/consumer/promotions)

Get unlimited home internet for 50% off for the first 12 months with a Fido Pulse plan!
Looking for a great deal on home internet service? Look no further! If you have a Fido PulseTM plan, you can get our fastest Fido Home Internet plan with download speeds of up to 75 Mbps and unlimited usage for 50% off for the first year. That’s unlimited internet for only $32.50/month for 12 months, and for $65/month thereafter!* This limited-time offer is too cool to miss, so get it while you can.*

* Offer ends March 31, 2018. Available within Fido Internet service area (where technology permits) and subject to change without notice. Available for Fido Pulse customers only who subscribe to new Fido Internet service. Offer includes Fido Internet 75 service (Unlimited Internet, up to 75Mbps) at $32.50/month for 12 months as long as customer maintains without interruption a Fido Pulse plan ($65/month thereafter, subject to any applicable rate increases). Credit will appear on monthly invoices.
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Does anyone know if you can switch from this $65 plan to a lower priced plan (i.e. $50/month) after the credit without penalty?

EDIT: chatted with rep and yes you can switch to lower priced plan after 3 months free.
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Thanks OP. Signed Up. Cancelled the virgin promo and chose this one instead. Much better deal. What’s up with Rogers cable alternatives providing these awesome promos?
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jeff1970 wrote: Any feedback on Fido internet? I get the fact that it's on Rogers, just wondering how the provisioning is. I was a LT Rogers user, nothing but issues so I am with Virgin now. That said, by kid keeps asking for Rogers (cuz cable is supposed to be faster?). I'm paying $60 for 50/10 unlimited and I'm wonder if Fido might be a little better, or just the same as Rogers.
I’m on the 60/10 unlimited for $60 from when they had the promo just over a year ago. It’s been solid since.
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jeff1970 wrote: Any feedback on Fido internet? I get the fact that it's on Rogers, just wondering how the provisioning is. I was a LT Rogers user, nothing but issues so I am with Virgin now. That said, by kid keeps asking for Rogers (cuz cable is supposed to be faster?). I'm paying $60 for 50/10 unlimited and I'm wonder if Fido might be a little better, or just the same as Rogers.
Had Fido 60/10 service last Jan-Apr 2017. It was exactly like Rogers, even speed boost. Often had up to 75Mbps on the 60 service. Connection and speed was just as consistent and stable as Rogers whom I had prior to Fido.
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I signed up for Fido a month ago in mid January when they were "only" giving out 2 months for free. I'm also on the $65/month 75/10 plan and I consistently get over 90 Mbps.

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I am considering checking out Carrytel's RFD deal while I'm getting free Fido service to compare the two. I'll cancel Fido if Carrytel's service is just as consistent, as I'll be getting Carrytel on Roger's cable infrastructure.
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I switched to carry Tel from fido and am busting a move to get back to Fido. I'd say don't waste your time but a few have had decent experiences. You may be the lucky one.
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Seagull21 wrote: I’m on the 60/10 unlimited for $60 from when they had the promo just over a year ago. It’s been solid since.
+2 - same with me, I think I've had Fido Internet since the 2016 Black Friday promo? 3 months free, $60 for 60/10 - unlimited GB - includes modem rental - speeds vary but can go up to 80ish for me with speedboost. Not a Fido wireless customer (that isn't a requirement)....

I was on start.ca but the unlimited monthly GBs and $60 with modem rental and the 3 months free was too tempting - been rock solid ever since! The deal was so good that I signed up my in-laws on it as well (also moved from start.ca)

Found the previous thread here:
fido-internet-ont-only-60-10-internet-u ... 7-2059255/

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dafais wrote: I switched to carry Tel from fido am busting a move to get back to Fido. I'd say don't waste your time but a few have had decent experiences. You may be the lucky one.
You tried to get back to Fido, how's carrytel? Have you switch back yet?
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> Sorry, it looks like Fido Internet isn’t in your area.

Damn. Anyone else in Toronto having trouble with availability?
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3 months free is unbelievable. Thanks
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My only advice for anyone going to use Fido, assuming they're still using the same wifi-modem, is to put it into bridge-mode (modem only) and use your own wifi-router. Also, find that you have to reboot the modem once in awhile as it seems to crash.
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chimaican wrote: My only advice for anyone going to use Fido, assuming they're still using the same wifi-modem, is to put it into bridge-mode (modem only) and use your own wifi-router. Also, find that you have to reboot the modem once in awhile as it seems to crash.
I remember there is a special "experimental" firmware (that is at least 18 months old...) that you can request if the modem lock sup and freezes your internet. It's here IIRC: http://forums.fido.ca/t5/forums/forumto ... ead-id/884
It fixes the modem freezing when it's in bridge mode.

All in all, Fido was a nightmare to deal with for me and I'm glad I'm not with them anymore, but if it's the cheapest option for you then it makes sense.
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Ebox currently has a unlimited 75/10 for $32.95/month for the first year. Better deal IMO.
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We just signed up with Virgin Mobile today and they gave us 3 months free on their 50/10 plan for $60

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