CRTC Exhibit 2 – Review of mobile wireless services, Telecom Notice of consultation CRTC 2019-57

Subset of occasional-use plans

Subset of occasional-use plans currently offered by WSPs under $15 (excludes data-only plans)

Note: this list is non-exhaustive as some wireless service providers (WSPs) included additional plans in their requests for information (RFI) responses.

As part of this proceeding, Commission staff issued a request for information letter to various parties on 23 December 2019. WSPs were asked to describe which plans offered as of that date that they would recommend to a customer asking about low-cost occasional-use or emergency-use plans.

Based on the WSPs’ responses, Commission staff has compiled the following table of plans that are $15 a month and under and that provide voice services. Parties should be prepared to answer questions about what needs are not being met by these plans.

WSP / Brand Monthly fee Prepaid/ postpaid Voice Texting Data
Bell Mobility Inc. (Bell Mobility) $5.00 Prepaid 10 local mins + $0.50 per additional min

$0.50 per SMS message

$0.50 per MMS message

No data offered
Virgin Mobile $5.00 Prepaid 10 local mins + $0.40 per additional min

$0.30 per SMS message

$0.50 per MMS message

$0.10 per MB
TELUS Communications Inc. (TELUS) $8.33Footnote 1 Prepaid 33 local mins + $0.15 per additional min 33 SMS/MMS messages $0.10 per MB
PC Mobile (Loblaws) $10.00 Prepaid 50 min + $0.30 per additional min 50 msg + $0.30 per additional msg No data offered
Rogers Communications Canada Inc. $10.00 Prepaid 50 local mins + $0.30 per additional min 50 Canada/U.S. text messages + $0.30 per additional msg No data offered
Saskatchewan Telecommunications (Sasktel) $10.00 Prepaid (pay per use)

$0.10 per min of local calls

$0.25 per min of long-distance

$0.30 per sent SMS

$0.75 per sent MMS

No data offered
Tbaytel $10.00 Prepaid (pay per use) $0.30 per min $0.15 per SMS text $0.10 per MB
Public Mobile $10.00 Prepaid 50 Canada-wide mins 50 outgoing and unlimited incoming SMS/MMS messages No data offered
Fido $10.75 Prepaid 50 local mins + $0.35 per additional min 50 text messages + $0.30 per additional msg No data offered
Shaw Communications Inc. (Shaw) $14.00 Prepaid Unlimited Canada-wide calling Unlimited global text, picture and video messaging No data offered
Lucky Mobile $15.00 Prepaid 100 Canada-wide mins Unlimited Canada and international SMS texts No data offered
Bell Mobility $15.00 Prepaid (pay per use) $0.30 per min Unlimited text messages $2 for 20 MB for 24 hours
Virgin Mobile $15.00 Prepaid (pay per use) $0.40 per min Unlimited text messages 250 MB plus $0.50 per additional MB
Execulink Telecom Inc. $15.00 Prepaid 50 Canada-wide min + $0.30 per additional min Unlimited texting $0.25 per MB
Petro Canada Mobility $15.00 Prepaid 100 Canada-wide minutes Unlimited Canada-wide text No data offered
chatr $15.00 Prepaid 100 Canada-wide mins Unlimited text 250 MBFootnote 2
Sasktel $15.00 Prepaid

50 local mins + $0.10 per additional min

$0.25 per min of long-distance

Unlimited text messaging No data offered
ShawFootnote 3 $15.00 Prepaid or postpaid

Unlimited incoming calls.

100 mins of Canada-wide calls

Unlimited global text, picture and video messaging 250 MB LTE and no overage charges
TELUS $15.00 Prepaid 50 local mins + $0.15 per additional min Unlimited SMS/MMS messages $2.00 per MB
TELUS $15.00Footnote 4 Prepaid 50 local mins + $0.15 per additional min Unlimited SMS/MMS messages $2.00 per MB
Public Mobile $15.00 Prepaid 100 Canada-wide mins and unlimited incoming calls Unlimited SMS/MMS messages 250 MB
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