Ask any Canadian and they’ll likely tell you: yes – we pay more for our mobile service than other countries – particularly for data. But how much more do we actually pay compared to similar countries such as the US and Australia?
Koodo Mobile once had the best phone plans out there with good financing and some family-plan benefits, but their data speed has been throttled and resold to customers as a perk, and their plans are average – the value isn’t what it once was.
An MVNO is a mobile service provider that purchases access from existing mobile network operators (MNO) such as Bell, Rogers and Telus at regulated wholesale prices and sells that access in cell phone plans to consumers.
Despite the availability of the 5G wireless network in select downtown areas of Canada, having a smart phone or internet enabled device does not guarantee you access. This is because most devices need to be compatible with 5G.