Tuesday, October 27


Public Mobile, Telus

Mobile flash public offering offers second month free with new activations

Telus-owned prepaid brand Public Mobile is back with another promotion offering new activations its second month free. “Effective immediately, for a limited time only, we offer your second month free when activated on any online plan! This will be applied as account credit and the offer is available only to new customers, ”explains Public Mobile. To get the promotion, you must submit your precious email address on the Public Mobile website before October 26, 2020 at 11:59 pm ET. Your plan must be activated online by November 6, 2020 at 11:59 pm ET to get the offer.
koodo, Telus

Koodo Promo triples prepaid booster add-ons for data and calls

The latest Koodo promotion, owned by Telus for prepaid customers, offers a 3x bonus on Booster add-ons for data and calls. These booster add-ons do not expire or stack when you renew your basic plan. See prices below ... Data hardening plugins$ 30 - 3GB (before 1GB) $ 20 - 1.5GB (before 500MB) $ 10 - 300 MB (previously 100 MB)Talk Booster Plugins$ 30 - 1800 minutes nationwide (before 600) $ 20 - 750 minutes nationwide (before 250) $ 10 - 300 minutes nationwide (before it was 100)$ 30 - 900 long distance minutes (before 300) $ 20 - 300 long distance minutes (was 100 before) $ 10 - 75 long distance minutes (before 250)Koodo says this is available to new and existing customers. US roaming boosters excluded There was no expiration date listed for this promotion, but ...
Carriers, espri, News, Telus, Telus Health

Telus Launches New Mental Health Resource App for Frontline Workers

Telus has launched a new application called 'Espri by Telus Health, 'which is designed to provide mental health and wellness resources to essential workers. The application is aimed at doctors, nurses, health workers, emergency medical services, firefighters, police, prison officials and their families. Espri has a resource center that provides quick access to relevant and occupation-specific content. There is a goal setting tool called 'My Plan' which helps workers develop positive habits when setting mental health goals. There is also a video calling feature that allows organizations to conduct individual and group virtual therapy sessions while allowing anonymous participation. Lastly, the app includes a list of resources offer...

Telus Health Espri App Debuts as Resource for COVID-19 Frontline Workers

Telus Health has launched a new app called Espri that aims to support frontline workers. Espri by Telus Health will provide “mental health and wellness resources to support the growing mental health pressures faced by doctors, nurses, healthcare workers, emergency medical services, firefighters, police, correctional officers and their families,” explains the company. “The current health emergency has highlighted the unique challenges facing our hard-working front-line care workers. We are committed to enhancing health experiences for all Canadians, including providing impactful mental health tools to support courageous individuals who dedicate their lives to protecting us all, ”said Darren Entwistle, TELUS President and CEO, at a statement issued. The Espri app offers a resou...
Bell, Carriers, Rogers, Telus

Faster Telus on Mobile Devices, Faster Rogers on Broadband, According to Ookla Internet Speed ​​Test Report

According to Ookla Canada's third quarter report (July to September 2020) for fixed and mobile broadband released today, the company's speed test results provided some superior ratings for the country's top 3 telcos. Ookla Speedtest data revealed the following from mobile:TELUS was the fastest mobile provider with a speed score of 66.79 Bell had the fastest 5G performance based on average download speed during Q3 2020 at 280.41 Mbps Samsung's Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G Saw Fastest Speed ​​in Canada Based on Average DownloadOokla said Telus "was the fastest mobile operator among Canada's top providers in Q3 2020 with a speed score of 66.79 on modern chipsets." Regarding the results of the Ookla Speedtest broadband data, "Speedtest Intelligence reveals that Rogers was the faste...
Freedom Mobile, koodo, Telus

Koodo offers a free 5GB data plug-in on request

Image via RFD It appears that wireless service providers are going to great lengths to prevent customers from jumping ship, based on recent data bonus promotions that are taking place. We I told you yesterday how Freedom Mobile is giving some existing customers 10GB of data for free if you ask, and now there seems to be a similar promo available from Telus-owned Koodo in the form of 5GB. According to RFD, Koodo is giving a free 5GB data add-on if you call and mention that Freedom Mobile has a $ 35 plan with 11GB of data. The customer service agents will then "talk" with supervisors and then approve a 5GB data add-on for your current plan. Popular RFD thread cites a large number of users who can get Koodo's 5GB data plugin, as since Sunday afternoon the discussion has already ...
Bell, Carriers, freedom, News, Ookla, Rogers, Telus, Vidéotron

Telus tops ranking as fastest mobile operator in Canada for Q3 2020: report

Telus has topped the ranking as the fastest mobile operator in Canada for the third quarter of 2020, according to the latest market analysis report from Ookla. The carrier received a speed score of 66.79. To determine speed scores, Ookla measures the upload and download speed of each provider to rank overall network speed performance. Bell was not far behind with a score of 64.37, and Rogers' flank brand Fido followed in third place with 60.17. Rogers finished fourth with a score of 51.46, and Vidéotron followed with 44.67. Bell and Telus tied in the 4G availability category with 95.5 percent. Rogers followed with a score of 93.8 percent. In terms of 5G performance, Bell ranked first. The report acknowledges that although 2020 brought a sample of 5G to major Canadian cities, the...

Telus 5G network is fastest for iPhone 12 in Canada, says company

Telus today launched pre-orders for iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro, join the same booking timeline as Apple.ca. The company says that its 5G network is also the fastest in Canada for iPhone 12, noting maximum download speeds of 1.7 Gbps. “Our customers will enjoy the best iPhone 12 experience, whether they are on our world-leading 4G LTE network or our ultra-fast 5G network, reaching top speeds of 1.7 Gbps. As champions for Canadian consumers, we are dedicated to exceeding our customers' growing mobility needs through exceptional service and providing them with innovative affordability options such as our Bring-it-Back and TELUS Easy Payment programs, while continuing to provide an award-winning network. for coverage, speed and reliability, ”said Jim Senko, president of Mobility...
business plan, Carriers, News, owner's advantage plan, Telus

Telus ‘Owner’s Advantage’ plan includes 50GB of data, annual updates and more

Telus, the national telecommunications company based in Vancouver, has launched a new plan aimed at small business owners. Dubbed the 'Owner's Advantage' plan, it comes with 50GB of data and various benefits. Telus currently offers the Owner's Advantage plan for $ 110 per month (typically $ 120). Includes 50GB of normal speed non-shareable data followed by unlimited usage at limited speeds of up to 512Kbps. It also has unlimited nationwide talk and text, plus Telus says the plan is eligible for their 'Unit Discount Multiple ', which reduces the monthly cost based on the number of devices on the account. Considering Telus' current peace of mind plans for small businesses cost $ 95 for 20GB of unlimited data (now on sale for $ 75 /...

Telus iPhone 12 Pre-Orders Begin Oct. 16, $ 75 / 20GB Extended Plan

Telus says it will launch iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro Pre-order Friday, October 16, with availability the week after October 23. These dates are the same as the upcoming Apple.ca pre-orders. As for the iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro MaxTelus will launch pre-orders on November 6 and will be available on November 13, echoing Apple's pre-order dates as well. A spokesperson for Telus said iPhone in Canada In a statement, customers can "enjoy the new line of iPhone 12 devices on the fastest network in Canada and the world." The company also noted that its $ 75 / 20GB 'unlimited' data plan will run through October 31, 2020, so that "customers can enjoy endless data without worrying about overuse charges." . The price of the iPhone 12 was not shared, but those details are exp...
Bell, Carriers, iPhone 12, Rogers, Telus

Rogers, Telus and Bell comment on iPhone 12 and 5G network demand

Apple finally announced its iPhone 12 line yesterday, and with him introducing 5G network support for the first time. Now, Canada's top wireless carriers have shared some general statements about the demand for the iPhone 12 and 5G network, as reported by The balloon and the mail. According to Rogers, the company's president of wireless technology, Brent Johnston, told the Balloon their networks continue to grow and become more capable. "We will have 5G in even more places, and that 5G experience will accommodate more connectivity with lower power demands with lower latency and higher speeds," Johnston said. As for Telus, its president of mobility solutions, Jim Senko, noted that the path to 5G networks "is a longer game" and said that the latter would improve over time, espe...
Deals, Freedom Mobile, koodo, News, Telus

Freedom Mobile offers $ 35 for 11GB if you switch Telus, Koodo

Freedom Mobile is now offering a pretty good promotion if you switch Koodo or Telus. The promotion gives you 11GB of data for $ 35 if you switch from the British Columbia-based carrier or its sub-brand. According to a Freedom Mobile employee, this deal is currently available to customers who want to purchase a new smartphone and have the option of purchasing a two-year 'Absolute Zero' plan or bringing their own device. Currently with Koodo, I have 11GB of data for $ 55, so if I switched, I would be saving $ 20 a month, and I thought 11GB for $ 55 was a good deal. Freedom says this deal is a limited time offer. Source: Freedom Mobile