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WIND Mobile Launches In Canada; Plans And Devices Revealed!

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On Monday, WIND Mobile announced that they would officially open for business today in two markets, Calgary and Toronto. Well, just as they promised, WIND Mobile has gone live in Canada!

As expected, the new Canadian wireless carrier has revealed price plans and devices. You can read more about those below:

Price Plans

Voice Plans

Chat: $15 per month

  • Unlimited WIND to WIND calling across Canada
  • Unlimited Incoming Text Messages
  • 50 Canada/U.S. outgoing texts from any WIND HOME Zone
  • 100 province-wide calling minutes from any WIND HOME Zone
  • Call Control (Caller ID, missed-call alerts, call forward, call conferencing, call waiting, call hold)

Always Talk: $35 per month

  • Unlimited Province-wide calling from any WIND HOME Zone
  • Unlimited incoming calls while in any WIND Home Zone
  • Unlimited Incoming Text Messages
  • Unlimited WIND to WIND calling across Canada
  • 50 Canada/U.S. outgoing texts from any WIND HOME Zone
  • Call Control (Caller ID, missed-call alerts, call forward, call conferencing, call waiting, call hold)

Always Shout: $45 per month

  • Unlimited Canada-wide calling from any WIND Home Zone
  • Unlimited incoming calls while in any WIND Home Zone
  • Unlimited incoming/outgoing text messages (Canada/USA)
  • Unlimited WIND to WIND calling across Canada
  • Call Control (Caller ID, missed-call alerts, call forward, call conferencing, call waiting, call hold)
  • Voicemail

Data Plans

Infinite Mobile: $35 per month (may be used with any voice plan)

  • Unlimited data with tethering

Infinite Laptop: $55 per month

  • Unlimited data for Internet USB sticks within WIND Home Zone

BlackBerry Data Plans

Social BlackBerry: $10 per month (may be used with any voice plan)

  • Unlimited instant messaging, Facebook and MySpace

Infinite BlackBerry: $35 per month (may be used with any voice plan)

  • Unlimited data for BlackBerry

Add-ons

  • Voice Minutes: $0.10 per minute with the $15 plan
  • Text Messages: $0.10 each
  • Picture/Video Messages: $0.20 each
  • Voicemail: $5
  • Canada/USA Unlimited Text Messaging: $5
  • “My Country”: $5/country ($0.05/minute to call any number in China, India, Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore)

Long Distance Plans

  • Unlimited Canada Long Distance: $10 (Unlimited calls to anywhere in Canada from a WIND Home Zone – this special Add-on is for Always Talk only.)
  • Unlimited USA Long Distance: $10 (Unlimited calls to anywhere in the US for a WIND Home Zone– available as an Add-on to Always Talk and Always Shout only.)
  • “My Country” International Calling: $5

Overage Charges

  • $0.10/minute for local calls; $0.25/minute when outside the Home Calling Zone
  • $0.15/minute for long distance Canada calls or calls to the USA; $0.25/minute when outside the Home Calling Zone
  • Text messages to Canada/US within the Home Calling Area are $0.10/message and $0.15/message for when outside the Home Calling Area
  • $0.20/Picture/Video message to the USA or within Canada when outside the Home Calling Zone
  • $1.00/international picture/video message
  • Data usage outside the Home Calling Area is charged at $0.10/25Kb

Pay As You Go

  • $20, $40 and $50 denominations available for top-up
  • Pay As You Go customers can share credit in denominations that range from $5 to $500 in increments of $1 for top-ups
  • Real-time balance check and remaining minutes
  • Real-time checks for plan and add-ons
  • Pay As You Go balance is valid for one year across are top-up denominations

Additional Notes

  • WIND Mobile customers will be roaming on the Rogers Wireless Network for 2G (EDGE) service
  • CallerID, Call Waiting, Conference Calling, Call Forwarding, Call Hold and Missed Call Alerts are including in every WIND Mobile plan
  • When outside of your Home Calling Area, receiving Voicemail alerts is free however listening to voicemails is charged at $0.25/minute
  • US/Canada and unlimited text messages are when a customer is in their Home Calling Area
  • All voice plans include one month of free service
  • No contracts
  • No activation fees
  • No charges for incoming long distance or text messages
  • No fees for cancellations or changing plans
  • Unlimited calling to other WIND customers

Devices

Blackberry Bold 9700

  • $450

Huawei U7519

  • $130

Huawei E181 Data Stick

  • $150

HTC Maple

  • $300

Samsung Gravity 2

  • $150

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