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[VirginMobile.ca] Virginmobile Internet. 50/65$. ON only

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[VirginMobile.ca] Virginmobile Internet. 50/65$. ON only

Virginmobile also launched its home internet service for eligible customers in Ontario just like Fido. It is 50$/month for 25/10 Mbps 300GB limit while unlimted 25/10Mbps is priced at 65$/m. There is no activation or installation fees and no contract as well.
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Sep 14, 2003
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Other than slightly higher latency, what would be the downside? There's likely less downtime with cell towers too.
Does Bell/Virgin block ports? I'd assume no static IP but then Bell nor Rogers does that for residential customers anyway.
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videonerd wrote: There's likely less downtime with cell towers too.
I don't quite follow? isn't this just Bell's twisted pair being re-sold under their child company?
What does this have to do with latency (in comparison to what?) or cell towers?
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Suthek wrote:
videonerd wrote: There's likely less downtime with cell towers too.
I don't quite follow? isn't this just Bell's twisted pair being re-sold under their child company?
What does this have to do with latency (in comparison to what?) or cell towers?
Guess he assumed it'd be delivered over wireless and not landlines.

I'd prefer that and would consider a company that did that. However, as is, it seems more expensive than even the first tier resellers.
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I have seen this thread before and as far as I remember you need to be Virgin mobile postpaid customer to get the internet at that price so it kills the deal.
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souvik126 wrote: I have seen this thread before and as far as I remember you need to be Virgin mobile postpaid customer to get the internet at that price so it kills the deal.
Doesn't say that anywhere - seems like a decent deal
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Nov 8, 2004
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You no longer need to be a postpaid customer to get the internet as of this week.

Virgin Internet is essentially Bell Fibe. So if you have Fibe lines in your area, you will have Virgin Internet. Higher speed plans are rolling out soon.

Prices are currently competitive with Teksavvy, Start etc, with the added bonus of free tech install and free modem. No activation fee.
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Is this the exact same as Bell Fibe? ....I have Bell Fibe and it's pretty reliable, I want to make sure if I switch over to Virgin, it's equally as reliable ....can any experts confirm? thx
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Jul 4, 2006
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pongster wrote: Is this the exact same as Bell Fibe? ....I have Bell Fibe and it's pretty reliable, I want to make sure if I switch over to Virgin, it's equally as reliable ....can any experts confirm? thx
Yes it is the same as Fibe.
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Feb 8, 2015
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PM me if you need help in setting up an account. I may be able to look into any additional offers as well.
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Is there EPP on Internet too?
Koodo, Fido, Telus, Public Mobile, Virgin customer.
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pongster wrote: Is this the exact same as Bell Fibe? ....I have Bell Fibe and it's pretty reliable, I want to make sure if I switch over to Virgin, it's equally as reliable ....can any experts confirm? thx
It's identical.
Why do you want to switch?
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Aug 7, 2008
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Yep same modem as well. But they renamed the sagemcom "Steve" instead of "home hub 2000" haha
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This or fido 30 unlimited for 65 for current customers?
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Aug 19, 2013
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I switched from bell to this thing.. I swear the internet stutters more than usual vs bell. Facebook has been really laggy these past few days but using my LTE data - facebook is snappy. The modem is awesome though.

However, i dont use the wireless from it and bridged it to an Airport extreme router which seems to be alot more solid

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