mobilicity

Mobilicity Customer Accuses Rogers of Charging $6,000 Per GB with Chatr

Toronto-based Mobilicity customer Evan Kosiner is not happy with Rogers, alleging the wireless carrier is abusing its power with huge data price increases for prepaid customers transitioning to Chatr, reports the Financial Post. Kosiner filed a complaint with the CRTC and Competition Bureau, over prepaid rate increases that surged to $6 per megabyte (the equivalent...

Mobilicity Releases Chatr Merge Plans, Switch Site, Posts FAQ

Back in May, Rogers announced they would end Mobilicity and have the latter merge with Chatr Mobile. Mobilicity customers were left hanging about their future and prices they would pay, but today, details were released on the merge process. Customers are being directed to this site, where they enter their mobile number and PIN to...

Rogers to End Mobilicity, Will Become Part of Chatr Mobile

Nearly one year after Industry Canada approved the sale of Mobilicity to Rogers (outbidding TELUS), the latter has announced it is ending the Mobilicity brand, which will now become part of Chatr Mobile, the wireless giant’s low cost brand. https://twitter.com/mobilicity/status/730113785155993602 Mobilicity has now posted a Chatr Top FAQ page, detailing the transition, which will take place...

Rogers Announces Mobilicity Transition to Company’s 3G Network

Last Friday, Mobilicity users started to notice connections to the Rogers 3G network and this afternoon, the wireless carrier has acknowledged the transition. In an emailed statement to iPhone in Canada, Rogers explained "We’re officially rolling out the red carpet to welcome Mobilicity customers to the Rogers family!” A company spokesperson noted the transition began...

Mobilicity Launches Holiday Plans, Starts Using Rogers 3G Network

Mobilicity has launched new holiday plans priced at $20 or $40, with various forms of unlimited text, talk and data. Here’s what each plan offers: $20 Unlimited Talk, Text and Voicemail Province-wide talk Voicemail North American SMS/MMS Caller ID, Call waiting, Forwarding, 3-Way calling $40 Unlimited Talk, Text and Data Canada-wide talk Data North America...

Rogers to Buy Mobilicity, Will Include Spectrum Transfer to WIND: Globe [u]

The Globe and Mail reports sources say Rogers will buy Mobilicity and will seek a court approval of the sale, reports telecom reporter Christine Dobby: Mobilicity has accepted an offer from Rogers Communications Inc. and plans to seek court approval of the sale, according to sources. According to sources, Mobilicity will take the agreement to...

Mobilicity Considers Takeover Bids, Wants to Avoid Shutdown if Sold

Last week Telus confirmed its interest in acquiring Mobilicity (again), but this time the situation is different: Besides offering an "incentive" to the government to approve the deal, Rogers also expressed interest in the struggling wireless carrier. As a result, the past weekend was hot for the creditors and directors of the small players, who...