Why the expensive monthly plans? No different from Fido.

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How come the the plan rates have continued with a steady increase. They're simply the same price as all the plans offered by Fido now. Except for the tab, which is really more a curse than anything else, why not just get a phone at Fido where there are more phones to choose from? Both Fido and Koodo use the Telus towers anyways, so what's the difference besides the tab? The reason Koodo was the go to provider originally was because of the cheaper monthly plans. Now it is no different and really isn't worth the burden of the tab when I can just go to Fido and select from a larger variety of phones.
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Ben Stulen

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Posted 4 years ago

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Dennis, Mobile Master

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Actually Fido uses Roger's towers.

Telus, Bell, Koodo, and Virgin share towers
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Ben Stulen

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Roommate just got a Fido phone and it defaults to Telus occasionally.

The plans are still more expensive than they're worth. And at the rate everything increases it's not worth owning a cell phone anymore because it's just robbery. What set Koodo and Virgin apart from the big 3 thief's was that they were a reasonable deal. And they simply aren't anymore. They aren't any different.
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I don't think anyone will stop you if you wanna go with Fido. All the banks offer the same services so by the same logic there is no reason to stay with any one of them. Yet, lots of people swear their bank is the best.:-) Same with phone companies. It comes down to service and trust. I will never again trust Rogers/fido for their sins in the past when we were with them.
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I'm with Chris and will never touch a Fido / Rogers service plan as they screwed me by charging me for a bunch of downloads I never did and when I called they said there's no way that it could be their mistake and pay it or face the consequences. I am a koodo mobile master, I have a website devoted to Android devices I know how to use a cellphone so I know I didn't download any of the things they said, hell I had never even heard of alot of the thingsthings but to them most users are not as tech say and they think most people won't know exactly what they did with their phones so they can just basically make up anything they want and people will just pay it. If I were you I'd stay far away from Rogers personally. Since I've been with Koodo I've never had a single issue so I've never even had to deal with customer service but calling Rogers I've done a few times and it wasn't a joy 99% of the calls I made to them.
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I'm not considering switching, I am just wondering what makes Koodo worth as much as the "higher end" services. Koodo customer service has always been super helpful and generous when I've had to deal with them. What I'm questioning is whether Koodo is really the deal it use to be, and if it's really worth what they are charging.
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Based on the below ranking koodo is number one when asked by customers. Rogers, dead last.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/koo...

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