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Why is my fee for October $71.73 when it should be $50.00? It's my first bill.


I have a $55.00 plan but got a coupon type deal for $5.00 off... Why did I just get a text from Koodo telling me that the next bill (my first bill) if payed on time would be $71.73???
I have used data in different places but my "data-roaming" is off in settings, so I really don't get it.

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Because you get charged for the time that you get phone to the end of the cycle plus your regular charge for the month. For example, a 55$ a month plan would come down to about 1.84$ a day. If you had the phone for 7 days before the end of the cycle it comes up to 12.88$ plus the 55$ for the next month, brings me to 67.88$ plus taxes. It's called proration. You can download a PDF of your bill from self serve and look at the cost breakdown on page 1 or 3.  
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You still do not understand? Take a look at this : http://help.koodomobile.com/help-videos/koodo-101/your-first-bill
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Robert wrote:

You still do not understand? Take a look at this : [url=http://help.koodomobile.com/help-vid...

Thanks Robert! I was trying to find this but couldn't find it :( 
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Robert wrote:

You still do not understand? Take a look at this : [url=http://help.koodomobile.com/help-vid...

Google's your best friend 😛
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Robert wrote:

You still do not understand? Take a look at this : [url=http://help.koodomobile.com/help-vid...

I was searching for "Proration" which might be why Google didn't come back with anything.... 😛

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