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[Walmart] Public Mobile/ Lucky Mobile/ Chatr free sim w/ activation

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[Walmart] Public Mobile/ Lucky Mobile/ Chatr free sim w/ activation

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Walmart has free sims with these 3 prepaid carriers until Sept 18

Public Mobile has a referral program. The person being referred gets a $10 one time credit and the person referring gets $1 off per month

Chatr/Lucky both have 'unlimited' data after hitting your limit (500MB+ plans). It slows down considerably, though.

Chatr runs off of Roger's 3G network
Lucky runs off of Bell's LTE network capped at 3G speeds
Public Mobile runs off of Telus' LTE network capped at 3G speeds, but apparently if you choose to run off 3G, the speeds are better (but also higher latency)

Freedom also has second month free on their $29 ($24 with digital discount) 1.5GB plan
+ sim is free
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hasn't this always been a thing? i signed up with pm like 6 months ago and got the free sim when activating in store.
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T3rry wrote:
Sep 6th, 2019 2:13 pm
hasn't this always been a thing? i signed up with pm like 6 months ago and got the free sim when activating in store.
No it's off and on
They'll have the promo for a couple of weeks and then it'll be gone for a month or two
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Any PM plans including the $13 and $23 ones are eligible at walmart?
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Quentin5 wrote:
Sep 6th, 2019 2:42 pm
Any PM plans including the $13 and $23 ones are eligible at walmart?
Yep, it's free sim with any plan
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Can be combined with PM's referral program?
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aintic wrote:
Sep 6th, 2019 2:50 pm
Can be combined with PM's referral program?
Yes it can
it's just a referral code added during the activation process
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Just to let everyone know, Chat R and Lucky Mobile does have "unlimited throttled data" but on plans that are $25 and higher.
I have not verified the info, but did go to their website to review the details. The $15 plan only has 250 MB for both providers.
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Is Walmart offering any good deal this weekend with S10e on Freedom new activation?
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quick question: Suppose I go to Walmart and sign up for PM, asking for free SIM, BYOD, and ask them to include the referral code, the ref-code is simply a phone number of a PM user, or a alpha-num code ?
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sintox wrote:
Sep 6th, 2019 3:39 pm
quick question: Suppose I go to Walmart and sign up for PM, asking for free SIM, BYOD, and ask them to include the referral code, the ref-code is simply a phone number of a PM user, or a alpha-num code ?
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Its an alpha-num code now. Referrer has to login to their PM account and it'll be on the top right side on the main page
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Wish Public Mobile would offer 2g "unlimited data" with their data buckets...would so kick ass.
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yuprules wrote:
Sep 6th, 2019 3:45 pm
Wish Public Mobile would offer 2g "unlimited data" with their data buckets...would so kick ass.
Usually Public Mobile follows the competition. So, hopefully, that would happen in the near future.
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yuprules wrote:
Sep 6th, 2019 3:45 pm
Wish Public Mobile would offer 2g "unlimited data" with their data buckets...would so kick ass.
In Canada, only Rogers network supports 2G GSM signal. PM will never support 2G. PM and Lucky support 3G and LTE, no GSM/2G.
Have too many phones... This is how I limit my monthly phone payment.
Koodo $25 plan, Public Mobile $37 5GB, $13 250MB, $7 50min/50text,
Zoomer loyalty family plan for 3 lines $95/6GB, $0 FPL home phone
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Business must be slow at WM after Koodo contract change two weeks ago.
Signing up prepaid is commission in the bank as there is no refund for prepaid plan in Canada.
Have too many phones... This is how I limit my monthly phone payment.
Koodo $25 plan, Public Mobile $37 5GB, $13 250MB, $7 50min/50text,
Zoomer loyalty family plan for 3 lines $95/6GB, $0 FPL home phone

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