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Solo Mobile Releases LG 230

It appears parent company, Bell Mobility Inc., has decided to bring out the defibrillator and zap Solo Mobile back to life.  The discount carrier has basically been kept out of the spot light since Bell assumed full control over Virgin Mobile Canada.

Today the LG 230 appeared on the Solo Mobile website reviving the all but dead company for a few more months.  The LG 230 is a basic flip phone that will set you back an even $100 if purchase outright or an affordable $25 on a 2 year term.

Buy your LG 230 online or at a Solo Mobile dealer near you.

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3 comments May 6th, 2010

2009 Canadian Wireless Customer Satisfaction Study

Congratulations to Virgin Mobile Canada for being the J.D. Power 2009 Award Recipient for both Prepaid and Postpaid Service.

Prepaid

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Virgin Mobile: 752
Fido: 654
Telus Mobility: 653
industry average: 662

Postpaid

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Virgin Mobile: 758
Koodo Mobile: 755
SaskTel: 716
industry average: 642

Read the complete press release on the J.D. Power website.

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Add comment October 27th, 2009

Unlimited Everything Coming to Solo Mobile

It has been awhile since we last posted something about Solo Mobile, a division of Bell Mobility, so lets give them some press time.

A web page went up late last week with information about three unlimited plans.  Of course a truly “unlimited”plan it too good to be true so the following conditions apply:

1) available in Toronto and Montreal only
2) only for use in “City Zone” (just like the “Solo in the City” and “City Fido” plans)
3) prepaid only

Click on the “more” link to see the details on the three unlimited plans.

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$45/month
unlimited talk
unlimited text

$55/month
unlimited talk
unlimited text
caller id
voicemail

$65/month
unlimited talk
unlimited text
unlimited mobile internet (on-device browsing)
unlimited long distance (Canada only)
caller id
voicemail

The three plans have since been removed from the Solo Mobile website, but they should be back soon.  The plans are most likely in direct competition with newcomer Public Mobile.  The new carrier is currently advertising a $40/month unlimited talk and text plan which will become available when they launch in Toronto and Montreal later this year.

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Add comment October 25th, 2009

Samsung Link Unites the Bell Family

Solo Mobile is the last carrier in the Bell Family (Bell, Virgin, Solo) to launch the Samsung Link.

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Just like Bell and Virgin, Solo’s Link will also features a full QWERTY keyboard, 1.3MP camera, Bluetooth, and a built-in MP3 player.

$25: 2 year term
$150: 30 day term
$125: prepaid

More at Solo Mobile.

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1 comment July 31st, 2009

Best Buy Supports Earth Day

With Earth Day next week, April 22, all the major retailers are getting involved in one way or another.

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Bring in your old cellphone to Best Buy next week and get $25 off the purchase of a new phone.  If you are buying a phone priced at $0 you will receive a $25 store credit for accessories.  The $25 accessory credit must be used at the time of purchase and no cash will be given back if the accessory is less than $25.

The trade-in program is only available for new contracts, contract renewals, and upgrades.  Thus prepaid phones are not eligible.   Trade-in incentives are only valid from April 17, 2009 – April 23, 2009 and must be done in-store.

Check out all the trade-in incentives online.

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Add comment April 17th, 2009

BlackBerry Outage

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Looks like most BlackBerry users in Canada and the United States are currently without e-mail service.  From what I have read it appears all service providers are affected by this outage: Rogers, AT&T, Verizon, etc.

Are you experiencing no e-mail service or delays receiving messages, leave a comment below.

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Add comment April 13th, 2009

Samsung m320

Following closely behind its competitor, Virgin Mobile Canada, Solo Mobile has also launched the Samsung m320.

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Shine on with the Samsung m320. More than just a mobile phone. It’s a speakerphone. It’s a Bluetooth® Wireless Technology phone. It’s a messaging phone. It’s a camera phone. Better yet, the Samsung m320 can be your phone.

Solo Mobile has launched the Samsung m320 with the following pricing

3 year: $0.00
2 year: $0.00
1 year: $70.00
30 day: $120.00
prepaid: $80.00

Visit the Solo Mobile website to learn more or to purchase.

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1 comment February 27th, 2009


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