Best Cell Phone Plans in Canada 2017
This article is continually updated following available promotions. Last update March 7th, 2017.
Ok, so we thought it’d be a good idea to check what were the best cell phone plan in Canada.
We’ve classified them following 3 types: the cheapest possible, the average user and the heavy user. In all 3 cases, we’re considering the “Bring Your Own Device” plans. If you want to buy a cellphone, we suggest you use our comparator.
The cheapest ones
You don’t use your cellphone a whole lot, only to make emergency call or to meet with friends. We’d suggest you to opt for a voice and text plan, with 200 calling minutes.
The cheapest cell phone plans in Canada (Outside of Quebec)
Freedom Mobile is your best bet here, with an unlimited canada-wide calling plan at just 25$ per month. Chatr as a cheaper plan at 20$ per month for unlimited talk, but it is restricted to their “Local Talk” zones, in main urbain areas.
25$ Talk & Text Plan | Unlimited Canada-wide calling
The cheapest cell phone plans in Quebec
Chatr is the best option in Quebec. Their province-wide unlimited talk plan is at 25$ per month, and their unlimited “Local talk” plan is at 20$ per month. The closest deal after that is Videotron, with an offer at 29.95$ for 200 calling minutes and 500 MB of data.
Talk & Text — 25$ Per Month | Unlimited Province-wide Talk
The mid-range plans
You use your cellphone regularly to call, go on Facebook, read your emails, etc. We suggest you to take an average plan with 2 GB of data, and with this you’ll have unlimited calling.
The best cell phone plans in Canada (Outside of Quebec)
The best option is with Freedom Mobile, with their Unlimited Voice, 4 GB of data plan, at $40 / month. The closest offer after that is Chatr’s one, offering the same plan but with 2 GB of data.
40$ LTE-Ready Plan | 4GB (2GB + 2GB Bonus) | Unlimited Canada-wide talk
The best cell phone plans in Quebec
The best plan option here is Chatr, with an offer for 2 GB of data and unlimited voice at 40$ per month. Videotron, Virgin, Koodo and Fido follow after that, with an offer at 45$ per month.
Unlimited Talk, Text & Data — 40$ Per Month | 2GB | Unlimited Canada-wide Talk
Heavy user plans
You are always on the Internet, connected to your social media. For you we’ll go with the 5GB, unlimited calling plans.
The best mobile phone plans in Canada (Outside of Quebec)
Freedom Mobile offers the best deal here, with their 49$ per month offer, for unlimited voice and 6 GB of data.
49$ LTE-Ready Plan | 6GB (4GB + 2GB Bonus) | Unlimited talk to Canada and the U.S.
The best mobile phone plans in Quebec
The best plan option here is proposed by Koodo, unlimited voice & 5 GB of data for 46$/month.
Similar plans are offered by Koodo, Fido & Virgin with unlimited voice and 6 GB of data for 49$/month. However, the upfront payment of Virgin is 19,99$, others’ are 10$.
Chatr offers the same plan as well, at 50$/month and 10$ upfront payment.