Category: WIND Mobile

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WIND Mobile to release the the HTC One on August 27th

A few days ago we let you know that WIND Mobile would be making the HTC One available in the coming days. According to an internal doc we received it shows WIND plans to officially launch this all-aluminum Android on Tuesday, August 27th. Here are the prices that you can expect to see (which would

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Moody’s: Verizon wouldn’t automagically lower Canadian cellphone bills, could take five years to turn a profit on initial investment

There’s a permeating belief that if and when Verizon enters the Canadian market it would automagically lower prices through some combination of a strong upfront product (a national LTE network) and loss-leading prices (lower than the incumbents). According to Moody’s Investor Services, a well-respected bond credit agency and analytics firm, Verizon would need to invest

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HTC One coming to WIND Mobile

WIND Mobile recently unveiled its all-in unlimited talk, text and data back-to-school promo for $33/month, plus announced that the LG G2 will be coming to their lineup shortly. Today we bring you news that WIND will also welcome the HTC One to its growing collection of devices. The details are currently slim, but according to

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Conservative Party of Canada launches “Consumers First” page to fight back against incumbents’ PR onslaught

“There is no loophole.” The Conservative government has hastily erected a comeback of sorts to the incumbents’ Fair For Canada campaign, a one-pager called Consumers First. Within this facts mission, newly-appointed Industry Minister James Moore attempts to clarify all of the misconceptions surrounding a foreign telco entering Canada. Specifically, he upholds the notion that by

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Update: Verizon reportedly scraps plans to acquire WIND and Mobilicity

Massive United States carrier Verizon had expressed interest in entering the Canadian wireless space, potentially acquiring either WIND Mobile or Mobilicity. Fran Shammo, Verizon CFO, recently confirm his intentions and stated “we’re looking at the opportunity. This is just us dipping our toe in the water.” Speculation ran wild over the past few weeks that

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Sony Xperia L now available at WIND

An entry-level Sony device has muscled its way onto the shelves of WIND Mobile. The Xperia L is now available and sports a 4.3-inch display (854×480), 1Ghz dual-core Snapdragon processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB internal storage, an 8MP camera that shoots 720p HD videos, 1700mAh battery, runs Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean). The design has similarities to

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Nexus 4 in White now available at WIND Mobile

For those who’ve been waiting for the LG Nexus 4 in White to appear on WIND Mobile, today is your lucky day. This ‘pure Google’ device comes with the recently announced Android OS 4.3 Jelly Bean and is priced at $149 on WINDtab or rises to $449 outright. Good timing for this release, too. Today

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WIND Mobile’s new “24 Month Pay Off Promise” goes live August 8th

As part of the CRTC’s new ‘wireless code’ the carriers are mandated to adopt a 2-year wireless contract option. So far we’ve seen Bell, TELUS, Rogers and Fido come to the table with the necessary changes, plus they’ve already adjusted the monthly rate plans and hardware subsidy pricing. We’ve now received WIND Mobile’s slight adjustment

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