Telus, Bell and Rogers Announce New/Updated iPhone Plans for Canadian Market
For our Canadian readers, wireless carriers Telus and Bell have announced pricing and availability for the iPhone 3G and 3GS while current carrier Rogers has updated its iPhone plan pricing. Telus has announced that it is offering four plan levels with three extras each to chose from, for a total of twelve different plan options. Each plan provides subsidized iPhone pricing of $99CAD for the 8GB iPhone 3G (black), $199CAD for the 16GB iPhone 3G S (black/white), and $299CAD for the 32GB iPhone 3G S (black/white).
The actual plans from Telus do not change with respect to the iPhone you choose. The prices begin at $50CAD for 150 minutes and 500 MB data and move up to $100CAD for 500 minutes and 3GB data; all plans include a 36-month contract term. Additionally, all plans include mobile tethering with the iPhone. All plans excluding the entry-level $50CAD/mo. plan include an option for unlimited messaging.
Bell has also announced their pricing and availability; actual iPhone pricing is the same as the Telus offering ranging from $99CAD for the 8GB iPhone 3G to $299CAD for the 32GB iPhone 3G S.
Bell’s monthly plans start at $55CAD and include 300 minutes with 1GB data (tethering included) and increase up to $95CAD including 500 minutes with and 3GB data. As with Telus, all plans include a 36-month contract.Unlike Telus, the Bell plans include unlimited Wi-Fi at any Starbucks location.
In turn, Rogers may be announcing a new plan for $95CAD/mo. An anonymous tipster has cited that the Rogers plan will include 700 minutes and 1GB data with tethering included. The plan will also feature unlimited messaging.