Have you jumped on the popular holiday plan of $ 60 / 10GB since December 2017? If it does, customers Rogers and Fido can expect an increase of $ 5 a month for this coveted plan, with notifications of the change that is coming today.
Rogers confirmed the price increase, saying "We regularly review and adjust our plans to reflect current network and service investments so that we can continue to give the best possible customer experience," in a statement on MobileSyrup.
The rise of 8.3% means that someone from this plan of BYOD will receive notices starting on January 3, 2019, which will come into force on the first bills on or on February 4, 2019, according to Rogers.
$ 60 / 10GB 2017 Freelance planning timeline
- December 2017: Freedom Mobile launches a Big Gig plan of $ 60 / 10GB
- December 14, 2017: Rogers and Fido are launching a $ 60 / 10GB BYOD plan (a bonus of 5GB + 5GB for 24 months) in BC. and Alberta
- December 15, 2017: Bell joins the game for BC and Alberta, along with Virgin Mobile; Kudo matches for BC, Alberta, Ontario; Telus does the same; Freedom Mobile has revised its design price to $ 50 / 10GB
- December 16, 2017: Rogers and Fido extend the offer in Ontario, making data on bonuses constant instead of just 24 months. Bell and Telus Match.
- December 16, 2017: Best Buy advertises a $ 60 / 10GB BYOD plan from Rogers, Telus, Bell and flanker brands Fido, Kudo and Virgin. Wireless customers cheer.
The price in the war resulted in Bell's win with most subscribers for the fourth quarter, at 175,204, compared to Teles at 121,000. Rogers could only get 72,000 subscribers a quarter, many under his rivals, setting the blame for a "computer problem" during the promotion.
While many hoped that the 60 or 10GB holiday plan would return for 2018, it never did so. The closest was Kudo, Fido and Virgin with their store for a $ 65 / 10GB BYOD plan ($ 10 from a $ 75 / gigabyte plan for just 12 months), which predicts things to come.
Let us know when you will be notified of this upcoming price increase from Rogers and Fido. Now, for Bell and Telus customers, a similar move is expected in 3 … 2 … 1 … (Koodo Retention still offers a $ 60 / 10GB plan in late November)?
UPDATE: Rogers contacted iPhone to Canada to show the change in prices does not start in effect today, but on February 4, 2019. However, price increases notifications come today.
Rogers for iPhone to Canada "We regularly review and adjust our plans to reflect current network and service investment, so that we can continue to give the best possible customer experience. This promotional plan remains one of our most competitive and continues to offer great value. "