Category: Fido

Fido goes live with LTE service

Fido, the sub-brand of Rogers Wireless, has gone live with their LTE service. Currently there is coverage in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and St. Johns, but more locations will be rolled out this year that include Moncton, Québec City, Oakville, Hamilton, Niagara, Waterloo, Barrie, Edmonton and Victoria. In addition, Fido has released their first

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LG Optimus L3 coming to Fido

Bell and Virgin have the LG Optimus L5. Rogers and Fido scored the LG Optimus L7, and according to our sources Fido will also launch the Optimus L3. We have no word on prices, or a clear release date, but it will be sometime in the Q3 period – probably for the back-to-school crowd. The

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Fido to release new “Smart” and “Max” plans on August 8th

Looks like the dog is about to change up the monthly rate plans. According to this image new Fido plans will go into place on August 8th and go under the branding of “Smart Plans” and “Max Plans.” The plans range from $40 and increases to $80/month. Here are the details:

Rogers and Fido release the HTC Desire C, available in Red and White

Rogers and Fido, as expected, have added the entry-level HTC Desire C to their respected line-ups. Both carriers have this Android 4.0 powered device available in Red and White. Over at Rogers the Desire C can be yours for $0 on a 3-year and $200 outright. Fido, is the same no-contract price at $200, but

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Fido going live with LTE this Summer

We first let you know that LTE was en-route to Fido way back in March, but in a press release this morning Fido stated that “LTE service will be unleashed this summer.” As for coverage, the initial locations will be the “surrounding areas of Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal and St. Johns” with a bunch

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Fido HTC Desire C will be $200 outright

Fido will be releasing the HTC Desire C on July 23rd and we now have pricing for you. While other carriers have opted to price this entry level device – which runs OS 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich – between $99.99 outright (SaskTel) and $149.99 outright (Virgin), Fido has gone the higher route and decided to

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Fido shifting towards per-minute billing July 4th

Fido is owned by Rogers and is one of Canada’s affordable wireless brands. While several competing carriers offer unlimited talk, Fido has consistently prided themselves in promoting per-second billing… this is coming to an end on July 4th. According to an internal doc we received it shows that Fido will be shifting towards per-minute billing.

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