Here Are All the Changes to Canadian Carrier Cell Phone Plans Last Week: March 12 - 19

19 March 2018

With dozens of carriers and even more cell phone plans to choose from, it's no secret that the cell phone market moves fast and furious. To get the best value, it's always a good idea to compare cell phone plans.

Check out the following list and get a bird's eye view on the all cell phone changes in the Canadian market last week, March 12 - 18.

Across all major carriers: 

  • Dropped prices on most devices (except Apple iPhone X and Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+)
  • Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: up to $150 trade-in credit



  • Free SIM Card + $25 Bonus Airtime with $100 Top-up
  • $20 off any phone with $50+ voucher purchase



  • Main Regions:
    • 1GB Bonus data with $45 (4GB) data option 
    • 2GB Bonus data with $60 - originally $55 - (6GB) data option
  • Quebec: QC Promo 108 has now 10GB of shareable data (previously was 9GB)
  • Saskatchewan:
    • Increase plan rate by $5
    • 2GB Bonus on 10GB data option in Saskatchewan
    • Ended: 1GB Bonus on 5GB data option in Saskatchewan   


  • Free Samsung Galaxy Tab E with Samsung Galaxy Note8 / S8 / S8+
  • 2GB Bonus on 10GB Share plan (main regions)
  • 2GB Bonus on 6GB data options in Manitoba
  • Up to 2GB on data option in Quebec
  • $100 Trade-in Credit with selected phone
  • Save $10/month with every additional line on a Share plan (all regions)


    Ongoing Offers:

    • Double your Minutes, Texts and Data 
    • 10% off with BYO phone



    • Increased 1GB to 5GB Pulse plans by $5/mo.
    • Introduced new 8GB Pulse plan (with 500 and unlimited Canada-Wide mins) + new 1GB, 3GB, 5GB Pulse plans with 500 Canada-Wide mins for $5/mo. less than unlimited mins plans


    Ongoing Offers:

    • $5/month off in credits on the $25 and $30 Home basic plans
    • $10/month off for 12 months on Big Gig or Big Gig + Everywhere Canada plans for customers who BYO phone (in-store only)
    • $10/month off for 6 months on Home 40 plan for customers who BYO phone (in-store only)



    • Unlimited Minutes available on selected plan for extra $5/month

    Ongoing Offers:

    • $5 off $40 prepaid plan
    • 1GB Bonus data with the $55 prepaid plan
    • Up to $100 Bonus Gift on selected phones
    • Prepaid Offers: $20 Activation Bonus with Prepaid phones + Free 100 Minutes Talk booster add-on + 10% off with automatic top-ups


    Ongoing Offers:

    • 2GB bonus on 6GB data options
    • $30 Airtime credit on Prepaid phones


    Ongoing Offers:

    • Bonus points with smartphone purchase on a 2-year contract


    Ongoing Offers:

    • 75 Minutes bonus on the Base plan


    Ongoing Offers:

    • Bonus data on select plans
    • Save $2 with AutoPay Rewards



    • $5 price decrease on Share Everything plans and $10 price decrease on Non-Share plans (MB/SK)
    • 5GB plan replaces the previous 4GB plan (NB/NL/NS/PE)
    • 8GB plan replaces the previous 6GB plan at $5/mo. more (NB/NL/NS/PE)

    Ongoing Offers:

    • 2GB Bonus Data on 10GB plan (main regions)
    • 2GB Bonus Data offer on 6GB Share Everything plans (MB)
    • 7GB limited-time Share Everything plan (QC)
    • 2GB Bonus Data on 10GB and 14GB Share Everything plans (QC)
    • $10 monthly discount on additional lines with 2-year or No Tab (MB/QC/SK)
    • $200 off for customers switching from SaskTel
    • $100 off for customers switching from another carrier (MB only)



    • Promotion plan available with eligible smartphone on a 2 year contract: “Unlimited data for $70”. It includes unlimited Canada-wide calling, text & data (up to 10GB)

    Ongoing Offers:

    • $20 Prepaid bonus 


    Ongoing Offers:

    • 1GB Bonus with the 15GB plan (MB)
    • 1GB bonus with the 10GB plan (SK) 
    • 2GB Bonus Data on all Your Choice plan (QC) 
    • Save $10/month (QC and SK) or $5/month (other regions) when adding a family member to a Shareable plan



    • BOGOF offer with iPhone 7 / 7+ / 8 / 8+ / X
    • 2GB Bonus with 7 & 8 GB Premium Plus plans
    • Up to $26 off plans with BYO phone



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