Old vs New plans costs

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Hello,

I see everywhere people saying new plans are cheaper.

My current plan is 50$/month :
- unlimidted Canada-wide anytime minutes
- 1GB data
- unlimited messaging

I just paid off my tab last month which was 5$/month before.

From what i see, my current plan is now priced 64$/month NOT including any tab?

So if I want the new iphone, I'll have to pay 64+21 = 85$/month?

In this case even though i have paid my current tab, can i just upgrade to the iphone and pay 50+21/ month?

What would be the best scenario in my case?

Thanks for the help !
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If you can afford the upfront outlay, consider just buying the iPhone from Apple, a SIM from Koodo if necessary, and just change over your SIM in self-service.

Without having to get involved with any sort of Tab, your current plan @ $50 should be good indefinitely.
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So even though i paid off my tab (we have to agree a few things then), i will be able to keep my 50$ plan?

thanks.
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Latest iPhones are Tab plus only on the Koodo store.
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Hey bob.
You can put the 6s on a normal tab,
It's just not advertised at that price as per apples request.
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Good to know.
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Mike Lake

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hi can you get internet with koodo pls e mail me at mikelake1955@hotmail.com thank you for information
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No need to email you the answer is no Koodo does not offer internet services. Just data use with mobile numbers.
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yes it does help, thanks you both
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Someone official can chime in and verify, but AFAIK, your current plan is grandfathered. As per Mitchell above, avoid the Tab plus and you are good to go.
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Sorry what do you mean by grandfathered!? Would you know why is my current plan cheaper than the new ones when everybody seems to say that they are now cheaper?
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It means that even if it's no longer available to new customers, it's what you signed up for at one time and they can't unilaterally change it in your case, unless you voluntarily decide to give it up and go to something new.

From time to time, limited special offerings are made to keep in line with those of competitors. I suspect that was the case with your current plan
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Okay, thanks !
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In short, yes you keep whatever plan you have until you decide to change. It is the same with every phone company.

The big thing we should all be mindful of is why we are seeing crappier plans for higher $$. In a 'free market' companies should be fighting each other for business, generally by providing better services. It is quite apparent that since the oppositeĀ is happening here, that this industry is working together to extract maximum dollars while providing inferior plans to what they used to. the fact that this seems to bother no one is disturbing

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Oh, it bothers us. It's just that unless people stop using data, then prices will continue to rise and we have to keep up with it.