Rogers, Telus and Bell have all simultaneously cut the prices of their unlimited data plan offerings in Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
These ‘unlimited data’ plans offer no data overages, but throttled speeds of 512 Kbps after data allotments are exceeded. They come with unlimited nationwide calling, unlimited global texting and the usual extras like caller ID and voicemail.
The rest of Canada is paying $75/10GB to start for a BYOD unlimited data plan, but it looks like customers in Saskatchewan and Manitoba now have them $10/month cheaper, starting at $65/10GB (via MobileSyrup). Time to move to these prairie provinces to save a few bucks, folks.
So you’re looking at the following BYOD unlimited data plan prices from the Big 3 after price cuts (Rogers and Telus cut by $10/mo; Bell cut by $20/mo):
Lately, wireless incumbents have been offering free data add-ons for select customers for 24 months and now we’re seeing price drops in two prairie provinces. The re-elected Liberal government plans to cut the costs of wireless plans by 25% and these latest moves may be incumbents trying to get ahead of any government regulations aimed at wireless prices.