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Need suggestion on using mobile phone in Canada

Old May 27th, 2007, 07:14 AM
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Need suggestion on using mobile phone in Canada

Hi, I'm going to Canada from Thailand and will bring my Nokia phone with me. Would it be convenient to buy a prepaid simcard and recharge card while I'm there?

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Old May 27th, 2007, 07:34 AM
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As in the United States, most mobile phones in Canada are not GSM. However, Rogers does offer GSM service through its Fido subsidiary, so you will be able to use a prepaid SIM card if your phone is compatible. Check the Fido website for details.
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Old May 28th, 2007, 08:58 AM
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Thank you very much Laverndrye
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BOTH Rogers and Fido are GSM networks, so you have a choice as to which carrier you go with. Although Rogers owns Fido, they are operated as separate entities and it would be worth your while to compare prepaid price plans.
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I have a similiar question as I own a Verizon phone and am traveling with DH this August to VAncouver, Whistler, Tofino and Victoria.
I called Verizon (US) and tehy said no way around .69 cents amionute for foreign calls while in Canada..
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