Category: Public Mobile

Public Mobile starts selling wireless at 60 Gateway Newstands locations

Public Mobile recently signed a partnership with Gateway Newstands locations to sell their service at their locations. Today’s the day the deal goes live and if you’re in Toronto you’ll be see a new co-branded signage between the two companies. Currently there are 60 Toronto locations and this will increase to 120 locations by January.

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Public Mobile and Money Mart in trial distribution deal

Public Mobile recently firmed up a distribution deal with 152 Gateway Newstands and now they’ve started a quiet pilot project with Money Mart to sell their wireless services in their locations. It’s apparently been going on for a couple weeks in a few select locations and the demographics actually makes sense for Public’s target customer,

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Public Mobile launches ZTE C70, discounts others

Public Mobile recently came off a promo that gave 50% off the price of their phones plus 1-month free service. As expected, today they released a new device – the ZTE C70. This slider is available for $50 outright and has a 2-inch display (resolution of 176 x 220), 0.3 megapixel camera, 2.5mm headset jack

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Public Mobile: “We can see ourselves as being the ones consolidating”

A few days ago Naguib Sawiris, Chairman of Orascom and WIND Mobile financial backer, said that both Mobilicity and Public Mobile are “dead on arrival” and they will inevitably be acquired by WIND. It seems Public is standing their ground that this will not happen. In an interview Bruce Kirby, Public Mobile VP of strategy

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Public Mobile intros $20 referral credit

Public Mobile is continuing to give out the discounts. They recently slashed the prices of their handsets and now announced their simple referral program. If you’re a current Public Mobile client and refer a friend to join and sign up with an unlimited plan you get a $20 credit on your bill. Public nicely states

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Public Mobile offering 50% off phones plus 1-month free service

Another new entrant has decided to slash prices and give free service. Public Mobile operates in Toronto and Montreal and offers a couple Unlimited Talk and Text plans ($24 or $40 per month). They have 4 devices in their lineup (ZTE C78, Kyocera Tomo, Samsung R312, Kyocera G2GO) and here’s the deal when it comes

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Public Mobile to launch a couple new phones, plus data

Public Mobile now is in full swing with operations in Toronto and Montreal. About a month ago they were having some network issues and have slowly been increasing the number of cell sites and expanded their coverage. When opened their doors back in March they also announced 4 devices: ZTE C78, Kyocera Tomo, Samsung R312

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