Canadian telecom FIDO ripping customers a new one for basic services.

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  1. Master_shake_

    Master_shake_ [H]ardForum Junkie

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  2. sirmonkey1985

    sirmonkey1985 [H]ard|DCer of the Month - July 2010

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    i guess FIDO think's they need to become the next comcast, lol.
     
  3. blackacidevil

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    Fido is Rogers "discount" mobile brand too.
     
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    I’m surprised the fee doesn’t apply to canceling
     
  5. ChadD

    ChadD [H]ardness Supreme

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    Its funny fido used to be independent and was by far the best bang for the buck carrier for a long time. Back in the early days of Canadian Cell service they pushed the Canadian bigs like Rodgers and Bell/Telus/MTS/SaskT to compete on price. Then they got bought by Rodgers. Now their just a Rodgers Brand and fees for phone support are not shocking at all. Fido was the first Cell carrier years back to allow simple SIM swaps... and would even register IMEIs from non fido phones and where in general easy to deal with. There was a time when every Canadian phone carrier but them would charge $25 bucks to swap a phone... and all sorts of other silly service type fees Fido didn't charge.
     
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    YeuEmMaiMai [H]ardForum Junkie

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    two words that have come back to bite everyone on the bottom end

    PROFIT CENTER aka REVENUE STREAM
     
  7. isp

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    Sounds like these are things they want you to do for yourself through an online account. If you need them to do it for you then they charge. Still seems a bit weird though....like how big of a problem was this?