MobileSyrup’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards winners announced!


In October, we opened up voting for the inaugural MobileSyrup Readers’ Choice Awards.

The goal of the 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards was to recognize the best in Canadian mobile across a variety of categories, such Best Canadian Carrier, Best Customer Service, Best Rate Plan, Best Smartphone and Best App.

After thousands of votes, we are proud to announce the winners in each category. However, before let’s grace you with some stats:

  • 18% of the votes came from Ontario
  • 63% of votes came from a mobile device
  • 44% of votes were from an Android smartphone
  • Best Flagship was the most popular category
  • Best Canadian carrier was the most shared category

Based on your votes, here are the winners:

Best Canadian Carrier (National): Telus

  • Best Canadian Carrier (Ontario): Freedom Mobile
  • Best Canadian Carrier (Quebec): Videotron
  • Best Canadian Carrier (British Columbia): TELUS
  • Best Canadian Carrier (Alberta): TELUS
  • Best Canadian Carrier (Nova Scotia): Eastlink
  • Best Canadian Carrier (New Brunswick): Koodo Mobile
  • Best Canadian Carrier (Saskatchewan): SaskTel
  • Best Canadian Carrier (Newfoundland & Labrador): Virgin Mobile
  • Best Canadian Carrier (PEI): TELUS
  • Best Canadian Carrier (Manitoba): Bell MTS
  • Best Canadian Carrier (Yukon): Ice Wireless
  • Best Canadian Carrier (NWT): Bell

Best Canadian Carrier (Customer Service): Rogers


Best Canadian Carrier (Rate Plans): Freedom Mobile


Best Canadian-developed Mobile Game, App and Automotive Tech

  • Best Automotive Tech: Android Auto 
  • Best Canadian-developed App: Carrot Rewards
  • Best Canadian-developed Mobile Game: OK Golf

Best Wearable and Best Budget Smartphone

  • Best Wearable: Apple Watch Series 3
  • Best Budget Smartphone: Motorola Moto G5

Best Flagship Smartphone: OnePlus 5T


Thanks to all who voted! Let us know what you think of the results in the comments.

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