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WIND Updates MY COUNTRY Add-on

WIND Mobile has updated the MY Country International Calling add-on.

Effective today-Egypt, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Iran and Vietnam have been added as options with the low per minute rate of $0.15.  China, India, Hong Kong, South Korea and Singapore remain on the plan at $0.05/minute.

Give WIND a call at 1-877-946-3184 or 611 from your WIND powered device to add MY COUNTRY to your plan.


3 comments June 24th, 2010

Pay With Plastic Online-WIND Mobile

WIND Mobile is is now allowing pay-after customers to pay off their account balance online using either MasterCard or Visa.  Once a payment is made it will be automatically credited to the account balance allowing customer to verify the payment has gone through.

Up until now, WIND customers had to phone in to pay their bill if they wanted to use plastic.  While online credit payments is a welcome addition, I think it WIND should have had it up and running from launch-6 months ago…

Speaking of launching 6 months ago, congratulations to WIND and their staff.  Welcome to the Canadian wireless market!


4 comments June 18th, 2010

Once You Go Black…

If you are like me you love black electronics. It looks like WIND is helping us out with our black addiction by adding the Nokia 5230 in black to their phone lineup.

Like the white 5230, the black phone will retail contract free for only $180.  The 3.2″ touch screen device has a virtual QWERTY keyboard and free turn-by-turn navigation through Nokia Maps 3.0.

The Nokia 5230 is a stylish affordable touch screen device featuring a full-function Media Player with expandable memory of up to 16 GB, Nokia Maps, and integrated online communities like Facebook and YouTube.


2 comments June 14th, 2010

My Country Infinite

WIND Mobile is responding to their competition’s offerings and has rolled out My Country Infinite.

This $20/month package will give you unlimited long distance calling to one of seven countries.  This add-on is only valid for the Always Talk and Always  Shout plans.  If you subscribe to the My Country Infinite add-on this weekend you will be able to save 50% on the monthly cost.


Add comment June 11th, 2010

Mobilicity to Offer Unlimited for $65?

New carrier, Mobilicity, is getting ready to launch service in the competitive Canadian wireless market.  Mobilicity has been silent about rate plans and devices, but a possible slip in a CTV article may be the start of future leaks.

With launch of the wireless startup predicted to be early June, a source close to the company told CTV News that “a cornerstone of the company’s offensive will be an aggressively priced unlimited talk, text, long-distance and data package for $65.“  Assuming Mobilicity will use the concept of Home and Away Zones like WIND Mobile does, users will have to pay for addition usage outside of Mobilicity’s coverage area.

WIND Mobile is also offering unlimited rate plans but with a slightly higher price tag.  Unlimited voice, data (soft capped at 5GB), and texting will set back $80/month but includes voicemail and caller id.  Assuming Mobilicity will charge an extra $5 for voicemail, customers will be looking at a cost savings of $10/month ($120/year) when compared to WIND’s unlimited plans.

Looks like there is competition between the new entrants, now we just need the existing carriers in Canada to react.  Discuss the leak in the comment section below or on HowardForums: Your Mobile Phone Community & Resource.


1 comment May 11th, 2010

Everybody WINDS!

We told you first late yesterday night about a set of new promotions from WIND Mobile.  Well morning has come and WIND has updated their website to reflect these new promotions.

Check out the details for both promotions on the WIND Mobile website and start reducing your phone bill today!


Add comment May 6th, 2010

New WIND Promotions

Looks like WIND will be announcing two new promotions tomorrow, Thursday May 6th.

The first promotion is for existing WIND customers.  Refer a friend or family member (or even an enemy) and get a free month of service.  Customers will be able to refer up to 6 people netting you a maximum of 6 months of free service.

The second promotion is for new subscribers.  New customers will receive 50% off their voice plans for the first 6 months.  In addition for 50% off voice plans for 6 months, new customers will also be able refer their friends immediately after signing up.

Seems like WIND is starting to get more aggressive before Public and Mobilicity launch.  Check back tomorrow for updates.


4 comments May 5th, 2010

WIND Releases New Data Plans

We told you first about WIND’s plans to release a new data plans in the coming days.  Well, today is the day that they went live and are exactly what we predicted they would be.

Social Mobile: $10/month
Social Mobile comes with 50MB of data a month. What does 50 mobile megabytes look like? For most people, that’s enough for around 50 text-only emails/day + 2 emails with attachments/day + browse 5 web pages/day + stream 5 minutes of + download 2 songs or applications/month.
Extra data is 20 cents/MB.

Charged Mobile: $20/month
Charged Mobile gets you 500MB of data a month – enough for about 100 text-only emails/day + 5 emails with attachments/day + browse 50 web pages/day + stream 15 minutes of + download 10 songs or applications/month. Should keep you out of trouble for a while, eh?
Extra data is 4 cents/MB.

Social BlackBerry: $10/month
Chat and post morning, noon and night at one sweet price: UNLIMITED Facebook®, MySpace™, BlackBerry® Messenger, Windows Live™ Messenger, Yahoo!® Messenger, Google® Talk, and AIM®
Best of all? No contracts! Choose any voice plan, stay as long as you want – no ands, ifs or buts – and absolutely no penalties.

Charged BlackBerry: $20/month
Get 500MB of data, which is good for just about 250 text-only emails/day + 30 emails with attachments/day + browse 100 web pages/day + send 1000 BBM messages/day + stream 30 minutes of + download 10 songs or applications/month.
WiFi is available with this add-on, and extra data is 4 cents/MB.

Ken Campbell, Chief Executive Officer comments on the new plans through a statement on the WIND community.

Thanks to your suggestions and some great work from the WIND team, as of today we’re expanding our selection of data add-ons for all phones. As many of you have suggested, we think this expansion of data options gives a good range of choice for light, medium and heavy users and offers great value for all types of customers.

Head over to your nearest WIND store or call customer care at 1-877-80-WIND-1 (1-877-809-4631) to change or order a new data package.


Add comment May 5th, 2010

Last Day for $150 Credit-WIND Mobile

Just a quick reminder that today (May 4th) is the last day to get the $150 port-in credit from WIND Mobile.

To score your $150 simply bring your existing number to WIND no later than closing today.  The $150 account credit will be added to your account in $30 installments over the course of 6 months.  Give customer care a call at 1-877-946-3403 or stop by your WIND Mobile store to take advantage of this excellent promotion.

If you combine the $150 port-in credit with the Huawei U1250 and the $15 Chat plan you will be able to get 1 full year of WIND voice service for under $100!  The port-in credit and “first month free” promotion will cover 11 months of voice service, leaving you with only one month to pay.  Make it simple on yourself, head down to your nearest WIND store with $85+tax in hand and prepay for a full year of service.  Of course any usage outside of your plan is extra, so an even $100 should be more than enough to cover you for a year.


Add comment May 4th, 2010

WIND Releases Huawei U1250

WIND Mobile has released the Huawei U1250 for $70 contract free. The U1250 is a welcome addition and will be the first phone to be under the $100 mark at WIND.

The Huawei U1250 is a compact handset featuring a 2 MP camera, speakerphone, FM Radio, MP3 Player and microSD slot for expandable memory of up to 8GB.

Head over to your nearest WIND store or call customer care at 1-877-80-WIND-1 (1-877-809-4631) to order your Huawei U1250 today.


1 comment May 3rd, 2010

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