[GTALUG] Alternative to Rogers

Tim Tisdall tisdall at gmail.com
Tue Apr 3 08:42:17 EDT 2018

The only problem with Freedom Mobile is you need a phone that supports
AWS frequencies, so if your current phone doesn't support that then it
means buying a new phone.  A few years ago an additional problem was
losing a signal in dead zones, but that seems to almost never happen
to me any more.

On 3 April 2018 at 08:34, Dave Cramer <davecramer at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3 April 2018 at 08:33, Tim Tisdall <tisdall at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 3 April 2018 at 08:08, Dave Cramer via talk <talk at gtalug.org> wrote:
>> > So one more time they put the prices up.
>> >
>> > This time the Roam Like at Home. now max of $90. Started at 50, that was
>> > acceptable. then 60, now 90.
>> >
>> > So what options are there for
>> >
>> > 1) internet. 150M plans
>> > 2) US SIM or even a US plan
>> Are you wanting to replace Roger's entirely or just get phone coverage
>> in the US?  Freedom Mobile has a $20/month add-on to roam in the US
>> with 1GB of data.  Their regular roaming fee without that add-on is
>> only $0.25/minute.
>> If you can manage with hopping between wifi hotspots, voip is very
>> effective with voicemail.
> I may want to ditch them entirely. Not sure yet. I'm pissed at the moment so
> may not be rational.

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