when does my month start after ordering a sim card

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HI,  I ordered a SIM card today June 6, 2018 with the hopes of getting it by June 19 which is when my 2 year plan ends with Telus. When will my monthly billing cycle start - on June 19th which is the day I want to switch providers? I really don't want to be paying for 2 plans running at the same time.
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Karl Riedler

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Your billing cycle starts whenever your sim is activated. It will come in the mail already activated so you will have to carry 2 plans for a few days unfortunately. 

You could always port your number from Telus to Koodo once your Koodo sim arrives. That should cancel your Telus account and your last month should be pro-rated.
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hi Karl,
Your service will start when they activat your SIM. Your 1st billing cycle will start after that several days.

Carriers are only allowed to charge you the days you used. Once you port out your Telus service to Koodo. Telus service will automatically stopped. They will send you a final bill after that.