Public Mobile Launches $35/2GB 3G Plan with Canada-Wide Talk and Text

Telus prepaid brand Public Mobile has announced a new $35 plan with 2GB data, available today.

The $35/2GB plan comes with 3G data and unlimited Canada-wide talk and text, to go with unlimited international SMS/MMS. The 2GB data is broken down by 1.5GB plus a bonus 500MB with AutoPay (credit card pre-authorized payments).

After the AutoPay discount, the price works out to $33 every 30 days. The Public Mobile 3G network runs on Telus LTE, but throttled to about 3 Mbps download speeds.

This plan competes with Bell’s Lucky Mobile and its $35/2GB plan with automatic top-up, while Rogers’ Chatr currently is offering $35 for 1.5GB of 3G data, which may change to match its rivals.

Shaw’s Freedom mobile offers a $29 plan with 3GB, as part of a bonus data promotion right now.

Public Mobile says this plan is available for new and existing customers.

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