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I am looking for best convenient plan for my son. He is a foreign student in Halifax. All your plans are too expensive. I use 1000 min local call, 5000 text message and 4 gb. data. I pay approx. 15 dollar. Where am I live? I live in Istanbul. Any advice for my son would be much appreciated.
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Posted 4 years ago

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Sophia, Mobile Master

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Unfortunately, it is never a good idea to compare prices between countries, Armagan... it is simply impossible to get such great rates here in Canada. I bet that makes you happy to live in Turkey, which is a lovely country indeed, I visited it at least 4 or 5 times - merhaba! :)

The only advice I can give you is look at the "flanker" brands: Koodo, Virgin and Fido. Their "mother" brands Telus, Bell and Rogers respectively are a lot more expensive!

Your son should definitely look into using VOIP (Voice over IP) such as Skype, Hangouts or Fongo and try to use WiFi wherever possible. Koodo offers a 5GB plan but it is a whopping $95 per month.

Except for prepaid, no carrier will offer you a $15 plan anywhere in Canada. Good luck finding something suitable for your son!
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Use this link: http://www.iphoneincanada.ca/cell-pho...

Select the province of "Nova Scotia" for Halifax, type 1000 minutes and the GBs data you need. It will show the cheapest plans. Hint: Koodo is not the cheapest.
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That's just how it is Canada, there's no competition here, it's an oligopoly.
~ İnsanları sömürüyor bunlar.
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oligopoly is not fair for people.
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Thank you Sophia and Marco for your answers. I think I'll choose one of Koodo's plan.

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