Category: Fido

Fido launches the basic Samsung C414

These days this is honestly as entry level as it comes. Thankfully the price is set accordingly. Fido has made room online and on their store shelves for the Samsung C414 – a flip phone with big keys and a 2MP camera. The cost: $20 on a 2-year, or $75 outright. Source: Fido

Fido to launch the Curve 9360 for $350

Fido has been lacking in the device launches over the past few weeks, but alas, the BlackBerry Curve 9360 is “coming soon”. No word on an official launch date for this Berry – the price will be $350 outright. As for specs, the 9360 runs BlackBerry 7 OS, has a A 2.44-inch display, full QWERTY


Fido releases $50/month Canada-wide Unlimited Talk and Text plan

Fido has come out with a new Unlimited plan for $50/month – all the details are listed in the doc above. Unlimited Canada calling (incoming and outgoing), unlimited texting, plus international texts. The plan started yesterday and there’s no end date listed… make sure you check out the eligibility above too. (Thanks tipsters!)

Fido launches the QWERTY/Touchscreen Android 2.3 LG Gossip Pro

Here’s a combo QWERTY/Touchscreen Android that just landed in Canada. Fido has officially released the LG Gossip Pro – runs 2.3 Gingerbread and has a 2.8-inch touchscreen (240 x 320 resolution) with a full QWERTY keyboard. It’s entry level and the price reflects it, $40 on a 2-year or $250 outright, The Gossip Pro also


Fido cuts Canadian Unlimited Add-on by 50%, now $10 per month

Quick add-on update for those who are with or plan to join Fido. To compete with all the other sub-brands such as Koodo and Virgin, Fido has slashed the cost of their Unlimited Canadian add-on by 50%, now costing $10/month for the unlimited Canadian calling. It states that it’s available on all Fido plans, but


LG Gossip Pro coming to Fido for $250

Hope you Fido customers/potential customers are liking QWERTY smartphones. The LG Gossip was added last year and Fido is following it up with the upcoming release of the LG Gossip Pro. We’re hearing a November release and this will be available for $40 on a 2-year or $250 outright. (Thanks tipster!)

Fido Nokia X2-01 dummy devices start arriving

Take a look at that beast up above – it’s looking very circa 2004, running Series 40 with a 2.4-inch display rocking a full QWERTY keyboard. The Nokia X2-01 was officially announced back in November 2010 but will be available on Fido in the coming days. Dummy devices have started to arrive in stores and


Curve 9360 cases start arriving at Fido locations, launch imminent

We’ve known that Fido will be launching the entry-level BlackBerry Curve 9360 for about a month now. This will be a solid low cost device for them. The Curve 9360 is the thinnest BlackBerry yet, runs OS 7 and Fido is expected to price this around $350 outright. Certainly not the biggest news in Canadian