ChildTrac GPS system

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I live in Northern Ontario. I am about to purchase a ChildTrac GPS system for my autistic daughter. The GPS tracker works with any cell sim but I don't know what plan I should be looking at...I want to stay with Koodo, I've been with them for 3+ years. Would this GPS work with Koodo (manufacturer says yes, petro Canada mobility is their suggestion and provides 15$ free sim pay as you go at purchase).

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Robert, Mobile Master

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First of all what phone does she have? It might help us answer the question

In principle it should work with every phone that has location services
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It isn't a phone. It is a GPS tracker but has two way calling tech as well. The manufacturing website is
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"The CHILDTRAC System requires a SIM Card that includes Voice, Text Messaging,and Call Display in its rate plan. When the CHILDTRAC System responds to an Instant Locate request, it sends a text message containing co-ordinates and a map link. *In order to view the map directly on your phone, it must be web-enabled".

I can't see this device using up too much data, but that might be a question to ask the manufacturer. If going with a prepaid plan, you could go with a $15 baseplan, a $5 or $10 Canada-wide Talk Booster Add-on and a **$10 Data Booster Add-on. (Booster add-ons don’t expire).

You're looking at between $30 and $35 plus tax for prepaid. If you went with a monthly lightweight plan, you'd be looking at $28 plus tax. Both prepaid and monthly rate plans meet all of the requirements set out by the manufacturer of CHILDTRAC.


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More information about plans and Childtrac trackers at