Tag Archive: Freedom


Sony Xperia XZ1 coming to Canada through Bell and Freedom Mobile

Fingerprint sensor in tow, the Xperia XZ1 is coming to Canada.

It’s Sony’s best phone ever, and even without a fingerprint sensor earned a recommendation from our own Andrew Martonik — despite its $ 699 price.

Now we’re hearing that Sony’s 5.2-inch flagship is coming to Canada on October 26 through carriers Bell and Freedom Mobile. Pricing and availability will be shared at a later date, but given its near-$ 700 U.S. price tag it’s safe to  [Read More…]

Sprint’s Unlimited Freedom plan now awards the 5th line for free

This week Sprint has updated its Unlimited Freedom plan with a limited time offer. New customers who are looking to active four lines via the carrier’s unlimited plan, will be able to get the fifth line for free. In case you don’t remember, Sprint’s Unlimited Plan awards users unlimited data, talk and text plus 1080p […]

Canada’s Freedom Mobile is finally getting the phones and coverage it needs to compete

Something good is happening at Freedom Mobile.

Back when Freedom Mobile was called Wind Mobile, it was seen by the Big Three Canadian carriers as a pest that wouldn’t go away. Now that Shaw Communications owns the company, and is growing its LTE network in major cities around the country, it’s becoming a much bigger force to be reckoned with.

Much of that comes from the growth of its LTE network, which is expanding in all directions  [Read More…]

Sprint intros new Unlimited Freedom offer, available until June, 2018

As anticipated, Sprint announced this week it will be ending its long-running Switch to Sprint and save 50% on Verizon, AT&T or T-Mobile rates. The carrier also introduced an adjusted version of its original Unlimited Freedom plan, which will be available all the way through mid-2018. New customers should be able to take advantage of […]

Everything you need to know about Sprint’s Unlimited Freedom plan

A complete breakdown of Sprint’s Unlimited Freedom plan and everything else you can get when you sign up for service.

In the United States, there are a lot of companies that can get you and your phone online, but most people use one of the four biggest: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon. Choosing between them can be difficult. Your first priority should be what service works best in the places you spend your time. It’s not worth  [Read More…]

Freedom Mobile’s LTE network: Should you switch?

Should you switch to Freedom Mobile’s LTE network?

Last week, Freedom Mobile, formerly Wind Mobile, turned on its LTE network for the few customers with the right phones and plans, and though the network is still nascent, enough time has elapsed to give it a fair shake. So let’s talk about it.

But first…

A quick recap

In order to take advantage of the Freedom Mobile LTE network, you need to fulfil a  [Read More…]

Massive Savings: Get the Jaybird’s X3 or Freedom wireless earbuds for cheap

Bluetooth wireless earbuds have been exploding in popularity recently. We can thank Apple and its decision to remove the headphone jack in its latest flagships for a small bump, but Bluetooth earbuds have been gaining traction for a while now. You can find anything from dirt cheap $ 10 earbuds to super premium earbuds if you

Everything you need to know about Freedom Mobile

What’s the big deal with Freedom Mobile?

Earlier this week, Canada’s Wind Mobile announced that it was changing its name to Freedom Mobile, and under new owner Shaw was launching an LTE network on November 27. That was met with a healthy dose of excitement and trepidation from current Wind Mobile users and potential switchers alike, but there were many remaining questions. Let’s try to break some of them down right now.

What is Freedom Mobile?  [Read More…]

Wind Mobile rebrands Freedom Mobile, launches LTE network in Toronto, Vancouver

It’s Freedom Mobile time!

Canada’s Wind Mobile has rebranded Freedom Mobile as it looks to move into a new phase of maturity under new owner, Shaw Communications.

The upside is this: while the orange branding remains in tact, Wind’s transition to Freedom Mobile decouples it from the often-controversial global Wind Mobile brand, and allows Shaw to move beyond the “new entrant” moniker into something that resembles a true competitor to the flanker brands of incumbents  [Read More…]

Sprint adds unlimited high-def video streaming with Unlimited Freedom Premium plan

Sprint on Friday debuted a variation on its recently introduced Unlimited Freedom rate plan. Priced at $ 80 per month, the new Unlimited Freedom Premium option gives customers unlimited calls, messages, and data, including high-definition video streaming. The move likely comes as a direct result of customers who liked the idea of the Unlimited Freedom’s all-inclusive rate