Why rates lower in Quebec

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Why is the rates lower in Quebec.A $64.00 plan in the rest of Canada is only $45.00 in Quebec
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Ivan, Mobile Master

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Regional competition. We've expressed our dislike for this practice ad nauseam, but it remains unchanged. It's certainly not helping build brand loyalty.
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Videotron. Because they dropped their prices and these guys of course want to compete they followed suit.
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Harper was right. Competition does lower prices. Unfortunately for Wind and Mobilicity, the competitor needs to have decent network coverage in the province/nationally to have an effect
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Bob, change your province to SK or MB and you're in for a heart attack...
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Videotron is the only reason and they are going national! http://mobilesyrup.com/2014/06/18/vid...
Hopefully they won't be as greedy as Big 3 outside of Quebec and we will finally see some real competition in other provinces. This would definitely bring prices down and greedy Robellus CEOs won't be pocketing as much money. Your "Rest of Canada" doesn't include MB/SK. $94/month plan in AB/BC/ON is $55/month in MB/SK and it is also eligible for Large Tab! MTS/SaskTel is the reason for this one. I'm on that $55 MB plan with Large Tab and that's why I'm a Koodo Customer.
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In Ontario we pay

 

 

$85 / Month, + applicable monthly tab charge, 3 GB + 2 GB BONUS Shock-FreeTM data, Unlimited Canada-wide anytime minutes, Unlimited messaging (text & picture), Call Display, Voicemail, Call Waiting, Conference Calling and Unlimited Canada-wide Family Calling, Additional data $5/100 MB

 

In Quebec they pay

 

 

$49 / Month, + applicable monthly tab charge, 5 GB + 1 GB BONUS Shock-FreeTM data, Unlimited Canada-wide anytime minutes, Unlimited messaging (text & picture), Available for Quebec residents only REALLY, Call Display, Voicemail, Call Waiting, Conference Calling and Unlimited Canada-wide Family Calling, Additional data $5/100 MB

 

& Note In Ottawa area their data works fine in remote areas no but you don’t have to mention that just say for you needs  Chatr will work fine

 

 

Chatrwirless, is $50Per Month,  4 GB + Bonus 2 GB at 3G speed , Unlimited Canada/US Talk & International Text,

INCLUDES 

•Unlimited in-zone Canada/US Talk

•Unlimited in-zone Text to Canada, US & International

•4 GB at 3G speed. Continue using data at a reduced speed until your next Anniversary Date.

•Auto-pay offer: Bonus 2 GB data at 3G speed/month

•International Talk Saver

•Voicemail
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Please ignore this part cut & paste gone wrong  

&Note In Ottawa area their data works fine in remote areas no but you don’t have to mention that just say for you needs  Chatr will work fine

should have been , chatr DATA works great in big cities rural could be poor. but for the money??? could be work switching.

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So Videotron offers their service in Ottawa area for mobil

The following services are available at your address: 112 ALISSIA, CARP, K0A1L0, ON Modify                              


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Hmm... I guess they do cover Gatineau and surrounding areas.

In that case I recommend you go with Videotron
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Koodo matched the price but had to have a Quebec phone number

Koodo does want to keep us, yea Koodo

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Videotron has an outlet in Orleans, Ontario so east side of Ottawa,

& overall service I have got from Koodo  Has been good to great, Telus wen I was a  client would not consider matching Koodo, nor would Bell or Rogers

I have recommended many of my friends to Koodo and all are very happy.

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