The Rogers Canada Pay As You Go sim card works on the most reliable network in Canada, with the fewest dropped calls and clearest reception and it is the only Canadian prepaid service that lets you roam internationally in 38 destinations. The Rogers Canada Sim Card will work in an unlocked iPhone, and you can now get prepaid data in Canada. Roger's used to have competition from Fido---- so they bought them. Fido is now part of Rogers, making Rogers Canada the default GSM carrier in Canada.
Starting service in Canada is pretty straightforward. Get your sim card below, and call Rogers Toll Free Activation number upon arrival in Canada or activate your sim online at the Rogers Canada web site prior to arrival. You will need a prepaid voucher for service activation - widely available upon arrival in Canada or you can purchase a refill pin here at mrsimcard.
Rogers Canada Call Rates - (Socialite Voice & Data 45)
Incoming calls - $0.25c/min.
Local calls - $0.25c/min.
Local text - Unlimited.
International text - $0.35c for International SMS.
Data - includes 500MB, $0.05c/MB afterwards
Welcome to Canada
Rogers offers 6 different prepaid plans that vary in benefit and cost to the customer. All costs mentioned here are Canadian dollars. These sims will work with your iPhone and FREE wifi is plentiful in Canada, but the glorious (Unlimited Prepaid Data) is not available.
Canada Blackberry Service is available for $40 for 30 days service. The Blackberry Socialite plan includes Unlimited Canada SMS, Unlimited Social networking, Blackberry email, BIS, and 500 MB data. UNLIMITED local evening calling from 6pm to 7am and weekend calling from Friday 6pm to Monday 7am and all other minutes cost 25c/min. You will need an unlocked blackberry to use this plan.
Data Add-On Packs for iPhone / Android.
|Charge||Includes||How to Purchase.|
|$10/month||100MB||Call 1 800 575-9090. Select 3 for account features.|
|$25/month||500MB||Same as above|
|$1/Day||10MB||Open web browser and you'll be asked to purchase a data pass when you browse the web.|
|$5/week||60MB||Same as above|
Call, Text & Click includes unlimited local calling from 3pm - 6pm daily, 0.30c/minute for all other local minutes. Plan also includes 2500 Domestic Text Messages and Unlimited On-Device Mobile Browsing. No this does not include iPhone.
|Monthly Charge||Sent Messages Included||Cost per Message with Pack||Additional Messages Sent|
|$3/month||30||10¢ per message||20¢|
|$10/month||2500||Less than 1¢/message||20¢|
International Text Messaging Packs
|Monthly Charge||Includes||Cost per Msg.||Additional|
|$4/month||25||16¢ per message||35¢|
|$10/month||250||4¢ per message||35¢|
Activation Fee: There is None.
Nationwide Long Distance: Call from Canada to anywhere in North America (excluding Mexico) any time, any day for only $0.35 per minute. Regular airtime is charged in addition to long distance rates.
411 Calls: Yes, Directory assistance from Rogers Canada is available for $1.75 per call plus the local airtime rate.
Earliest Minute Expiration: Minute expiration varies based upon the denomination card you purchase. 10, 20, 30, 40 dollar refill cards expire in 30 days. 20 dollar cards expire in 90 days. To check your Canada SIM card account balance, free of charge, simply dial *46.
Your local Canada SIM card, once activated, is valid for 30 days. If you do not add airtime to your account within 30 days, your Canada mobile phone number will be recycled and any remaining airtime balance will be forfeit. To get connected again you will be required to purchase a new SIM card.
911 Calls: Yes - $0.75c/ call
Credit Check: None is required.
Contract: None is required for Rogers Canada prepaid.
Payment Options: Since this is a true prepaid plan, there is no "monthly bill" for basic service. You pay online with a credit or debit card or purchase a refill card at one of the many retail locations across the country. Dial *611 from your Rogers Canada prepaid phone or 1-877-764-3772 from a landline phone. International callers may dial +1-514-734-7632 or visit rogers.com/help.Rogers Wireless Canada Info