1. crayola_sky's Avatar
    Heres a question.
    Before i bought my pearl, I went around to telus and rogers..
    they kept talking about the data amouts and plans and costs.

    Honestly i have no idea how much data is good..how much do you need?
    im currently on unlimited with telus, but am hoping to switch to Roger's soon.
    I have been reading all morning on google about how rogers dosn't offer unlimited.

    well heres my thing..do i NEED unlimited?

    The very most i use the internet is ohh an hour and half a day.
    I visit a few sites on a regular basis

    and i do use the messanger as well.


    so if i was to go with rogers how much data do you think id need?
    i remember asking the rep months ago and he said it depended on how many images the website had and this and that.
    06-21-08 12:50 PM
  2. JasonHDD's Avatar
    well, mms runs on data...and depends on exactly how much you download... I would opt for umlimited or just one step below that
    06-21-08 12:54 PM
  3. amazinglygraceless's Avatar
    It's really hard to say how much data someone else needs, but I'd go with the unlimited, just to avoid billing surprises.
    06-21-08 01:17 PM
  4. jenaywins's Avatar
    It's really hard to say how much data someone else needs, but I'd go with the unlimited, just to avoid billing surprises.
    Agreed. 100%. And stuff.
    06-21-08 01:20 PM
  5. CrackBlack's Avatar
    I'm not familiar with Rogers plans on Data, however for you to know what you'll be getting yourself into, have a look at Rogers new pricing plans and the comments that other BB users view it.
    Rogers New BlackBerry Data Pricing | CrackBerry.com
    This was recently posted here on Kevin's blog.
    06-21-08 01:25 PM
  6. crayola_sky's Avatar
    i just went into rogers and talked with the guy.
    right now he's saying i should go with the 50 dollar flex plan...means its flexible up to 100 dollars.

    at cheapest it woudl be 92.00 a month including taxes and the cheapest call plan available(cause i dont use it much as a cell)

    they dont have unlimited at rogers.

    however he did say that that all (no the unlimted i donno about htaT) all their priceing and plans will change by the time the bold comes out. so what he told me today might not be what is available then.
    i hope thats a good thing...
    06-21-08 01:42 PM
  7. crayola_sky's Avatar
    the other thing is im looking at my telus bill online and am able to break down (still not understand) what im useing. roughly per month

    im a little confused

    it says Count: 49588 Measure: Kilobytes

    Is the count how many kilobytes ive used or how many times i changed over a web page or what do you think? hehe

    if so..is that too much or normal?
    06-21-08 01:58 PM
  8. Reed McLay's Avatar
    the other thing is im looking at my telus bill online and am able to break down (still not understand) what im useing. roughly per month

    im a little confused

    it says Count: 49,588 Measure: Kilobytes

    Is the count how many kilobytes ive used or how many times i changed over a web page or what do you think? hehe

    if so..is that too much or normal?

    That is nearly 50 Mb of data and is not excessive by any means.

    I am thrilled at the new $30 - 300 Mb Rogers BlackBerry plan. Unlimited is not available, but these plan will meet anybody's data requirements.

    Unlimited sounds good, but that offer is not on the table. The only users that would come close to the upper limits are the die hard YouTube addicts.

    Competition is a good thing, thank you Mr Jobs.
    06-21-08 02:04 PM
  9. sheena.lee's Avatar
    That's 49.588 MB, or like it says, 49588 KB...

    Personally I find Rogers plans are insanely expensive and swear by Telus. I pay $70 a month for unlimited data (email, IM, browsing), free evenings and weekends, free Telus to Telus, etc etc etc... Unfortunately the plan that I have is the result of a LOT of dealing and a few plans aren't available anymore. The plan I have for $15 actually costs $30 now.

    Did you sign a contract with Telus? If so, switching maybe be a bit pricey...
    06-21-08 02:09 PM
  10. crayola_sky's Avatar
    yeah im with telus right now on contract..ive had may problems with them and am just not happy. So ive put my contract up for sale on usedvictoria . Telus said (because ive already talked to them) that if i can find someone intereste din takeing over the contract ..thats my ticket out. (or else its very pricy)
    so im trying.

    the 30dollars /300 mb is what im looking at right now it hink it would be ideal.
    however it says on there BPR NO...makeing my best guess that means no Blackberry Price Reduction..meaning i would have to pay full price for the blackberry i choose?
    06-21-08 02:14 PM
  11. branden3112's Avatar
    i would say that you should just get unlimited.
    06-21-08 02:14 PM
  12. Apollo_Creed's Avatar
    I think at one time someone told me that Rogers only gave out 25mb per month on $30 bucks. That's a ripoff. Myself personally was averaging 125mb data per month and that's with high usage. Good luck to you!!

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    06-21-08 02:21 PM
  13. Apollo_Creed's Avatar
    Didn't at one time the people in Canada was building a lawsuit against Rogers for what they were doing to the customers. I guess somebody finally put their foot down with them and made them act right.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    06-21-08 02:24 PM
  14. Reed McLay's Avatar
    Didn't at one time the people in Canada was building a lawsuit against Rogers for what they were doing to the customers. I guess somebody finally put their foot down with them and made them act right.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    There are Provincial Class Actions lawsuits in progress.

    Published in the '07 AR

    (a) In August 2004, a proceeding under the Class Actions
    Act (Saskatchewan) was brought against providers of wireless
    communications in Canada. Since that time, similar proposed
    class actions have also been commenced in Newfoundland and
    Labrador, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Qubec, Ontario, Manitoba,
    Alberta and British Columbia. The proceeding involves allegations
    by wireless customers of, among other things, breach of contract,
    misrepresentation, false advertising and unjust enrichment with
    respect to the system access fee charged by the Company to some
    of its customers. The plaintiffs seek unquantified damages from
    the defendants. The Company believes it has a good defence to
    the allegations.
    The plaintiffs applied for an order certifying a
    national class action in Saskatchewan. In September 2007, the
    Saskatchewan Court granted the plaintiffs application to have the
    proceeding certified as a class action. The Company is applying for
    leave to appeal this decision to the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal.
    In February 2008, the Saskatchewan Court granted the Companys
    application to amend the certification order so as to exclude from
    the class of plaintiffs any customer bound by an arbitration clause
    with the Company. The Company has not recorded a liability for this
    contingency since the likelihood and amount of any potential loss
    cannot be reasonably estimated. If the ultimate resolution of this
    action differs from the Companys assessment and assumptions, a
    material adjustment to the Companys financial position and results
    of operations could result.

    In December 2004, the Company was served with a court order
    compelling it to produce certain records and other information
    relevant to an investigation initiated by the Commissioner of
    Competition under the misleading advertising provisions of the
    Competition Act with respect to its system access fee. In July 2007,
    the Company was advised by the Competition Bureau that the
    enquiry has been discontinued.
    This is over the system access fee charged by Rogers and the other carriers. 7 Million subscribers x 6.95 X 12 = $58,000,000 a year.

    Any non-regulated business would be held liable for bait and switch advertising practice, such as they have been accused of doing.
    06-21-08 02:41 PM
  15. nfl46's Avatar
    Go unlimited!
    06-21-08 05:13 PM
  16. rationalreason's Avatar
    unless you want a bold, iphone, or just to be straight up robbed, then stay with telus imo.
    06-21-08 07:18 PM
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