AFAIK, if it's listed on Fido's website with the discount pricing on a 2Y term (as is the case for these two phones), then no; if the details for a discounted handset require a 3Y term, then yes -data on contract is required. I suggest you call 611 and ask for an agent to verify...
-Not sure, but I think once you port out your plan is gone...guessboi wrote: ↑Nov 10th, 2011 12:41 amCould I call retention if I left Fido back in Jul for Mobilicity?
I still have my account number with Fido.... I just can't stand the poor reception from Mobilicity. Planning to go back to Fido..been with Fido for over 7 years prior,
I am willing to sign a 6G - $30 data plan if Fido is willing to give me back my old phone plan.
My previous plan is
- 200 mins 17.5
- unlimited eve and weekends starting at 5 pm 7 (-7)
- unlimited incoming 10 (-5)
$10 VP (VM, CID, 2500 CDN SMS) 10 (-10)
Total before data = $22.5
-Some of those options you had are no longer offered (the $10VP with 2500sms VM & CID), plus current rules require the $30 6GB data plan on agreement requiring a voice plan of $25 or more... so not looking too promising.
-Regardless, call and ask! ...you have nothing to lose (and perhaps everything to gain)
-IMO, asking for something just for the sake of asking for it, DOES come off as looking greedy...souledge wrote: ↑Nov 10th, 2011 12:51 pmCurrently thinking of chipping away at my plan some more, thinking of calling and asking for either some LD minutes or F2F/R for free. Which one should I ask for so I don't look too greedy? I would prefer the LD minutes.
I currently have
$30 Retail Plan
$30 6 GB Data
$10 iPhone VP
-$10 Monthly Discounts
-If you can demonstrate a need for a feature (i.e. you are actually using some LD, or are consistently coming close to using all your daytime minutes) an agent is much more likely to assist you, as best they can. Given this, I would say you would more likely be able to get the F2F/R added for no additional cost, as that feature has a feature credit; where as the LD features do not have feature credits.
-Alternately, I'd suggest you look into VOIP apps/services for your smartphone for use as outgoing anytime local and/or LD minutes. (GoogleVoice can be free if you can figure out how to set it up for Canada; Skype is $3/mo for unlimited USA & Canada calling, or less than $0.03/min PayPerUse)
-Bad plan (IMO)
-Fido is NOT competing directly with Wind or Mobi... trying to get an agent to directly match their offers will very likely shift an agent from actually trying to retain you, to simply explaining your cancellation penalties (& wanting to end the call ASAP)
My Fido Plan: 250day/1000E+W@5/unlimited incoming; CID, VM, 2500SMS; 35min.LD; flex data <100MB