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Match the data rates of some of the providers. A friend is getting 3 gigs and 1000 minutes with the standard bells and whistles with Bell for cheaper than I'm getting 1 gig
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Rob Pomroy

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One of the big questions with this is when did you get your plan vs. when did he get his?

The reason why I ask is that although each of the telecoms have something different, they all have similar plans and they change a lot. Just looking at Koodo:

A few years ago:
Unlimited messaging was an addon
Voicemail was an addon
There was a cost to MMS
Call display was an addon
Data was an addon
Evenings and weekends - both 7pm, and 5pm were addons

What was standard was 50 text messages in a MONTH - I go through that in a few hours.

But now current plans have these included - even the talk and text plans have SOME data, not much but some.

And nobody will change your plan because they think that you may want something different - your friend has 3GB and 1,000 min, but you have 1GB and unlimited minutes, unlimited texting, etc...

Each plan, each company has something different - they are aimed at giving ,you, the customer, what they want - maybe not exactly, but close (I want 752 MB, and I only want 211 min, and don't really need a lot of texting, I think I only need 16,956 messages). Sort of funny when you think of it this way

Anyway, the idea is to give a range to each customer.
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Range to each customer is fine, but I'm talking about meeting what the norm of the other providers is becoming. Which would also in turn make cheaper plans cheaper. I only got my plan a little over a year ago. Stay competitive. I like Koodo, however some of these other providers are working hard at enticing us away.