For those who are yet to be aware, Windmobile has now been bought by Shaw Communications. However, it then undergoes a re-branding process as Freedom mobile. Therefore, it is the 4th largest wireless carrier in Canada. Shaw communications are investing massively in Freedom Mobile and its services
Shaw officially bought Windmobile on the 1st day of
Windmobile Freedom Mobile coverage
When it comes to network coverage with Freedom mobile, they categorize their network as either home network, variable network or away network.
- The home network accesses the Freedom LTE network within your plan.
- The variable network either accesses the home Freedom network or an Away partner network. Bear in mind that if you are accessing an Away partner network, there will be roaming charges of $0.15 per minute for calls, $0.05 for texts and $0.05 per MB.
- The Away plan simply means you will always be using a partner network, which means you will have to adhere to roaming charges of $0.15 per minute for calls, $0.05 for texts and $0.05 per MB.
- Freedom mobile reception
The network reception is pretty good if you are within city
Freedom Mobile LTE
Freedom mobile is also up and running in the tunnel on the Yonge line between Bloor Street and King street. Also, around the new Downsview park station all the way up north to the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station.
The 4G LTE network still needs work outside the city centres. Although, the company addressed the issue and assured customers that they are working diligently to expand all networks. This includes the LTE service outside the city centers.
- Freedom mobile LTE service
Freedom mobile LTE service has obviously come a long way compared to when they first began as Windmobile. Furthermore, the LTE coverage is now well set up anywhere they offer their service, which is a very good step. Particularly, freedom mobile and the parent company have been putting every effort into developing the network and increasing the coverage.
- Freedom Windmobile plans
Freedom Windmobile basically