Freedom Mobile to Launch All-New Plans Oct. 19, Such as $50/10GB and More [u]
Freedom Mobile is set to launch new ‘Big Gig’, ‘Home’ and ‘Everywhere Canada’ plans this week on October 19, according to internal documents seen by iPhone in Canada. The ‘Big Gig’ plans include plenty of data within Home networks, while Everywhere Canada plans include U.S. long distance and text.
All ‘Big Gig’ plans have $0.05/minute calling within Canada and the U.S., but there’s bonus data for a limited time. SMS and MMS are unlimited within Canada, U.S. and to International numbers. All the usual extras like Voicemail+, Call Control, etc are included.
- $50/month: 12GB data (8GB + 4GB bonus) within Home; 250MB within Away
- $70/month: 15GB data (8GB + 7GB bonus) within Home; 500MB within Away
- $90/month: 20GB data (12GB + 8GB bonus) within Home; 1GB within Away
‘Everywhere Canada’ plans all include unlimited Canada-wide calling and unlimited calls to the U.S. within Home zones, while 2400 minutes are included in Away zones. Global SMS/MMS is included, as well as the usual extras like Voicemail+, Call Control, etc.
- $50/month: 5GB (4GB + 1GB bonus) within Home; 250MB within Away
- $60/month: 10GB (6GB + 4GB bonus) within Home; 500MB within Away
- $75/month: 12GB (9GB + 3GB bonus) within Home; 1GB within Away
- $100/month: 20GB (15GB + 5GB bonus) within Home; 1GB within Away
Meanwhile, ‘Home’ plans include limited talk and data allotments, starting at $25 per month. They have the usual extras like Voicemail+, Call Control, etc. The starter $25 plan does not have an option for data or U.S. long distance and talk and text.
Previous ‘Everywhere’ plans included U.S. data in Away zones, but these new plans don’t.
- $25/month: 250 Canada-wide minutes ($0.15/min overages); $0.15/minute U.S. calling; unlimited SMS/MMS in Canada; $0.05/text International, $1.00/MMS International
- $30/month: unlimited Canada-wide calling; unlimited SMS/MMS in Canada; $0.05/text International, $1.00/MMS International; 250MB data
- $40/month: unlimited Canada-wide calling; $0.05/min calling to U.S.; unlimited global SMS/MMS; 2GB data; Eligible for Better Together Savings
Earlier this afternoon, Freedom Mobile confirmed they will be selling the iPhone, with a launch set for a future date.
What do you think about these new plans coming this week?
Update Oct. 18/17: Here’s a look at the new plans: