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Old 08-03-2011, 10:24 PM   #1
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Canada SIM card source?

looking at riding thru Canadian Maritimes from Boulder in Sept and want a Canadian SIM card for my unlocked NZ Nokia. any experience with the main suppliers such as:

http://www.telestial.com/
http://worldsim.com/
http://www.cellularabroad.com/canadaSIMcard.php

or have another you've used?

and: how is the coverage in the Maritime Provinces?

thanks,

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Old 08-04-2011, 08:19 PM   #2
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Just pick one up when you get here.

GSM is Rogers/Fido would have the best coverage and I think Bell has 3G service now, but that would be more limited coverage.

The providers have coverage maps on their websites.
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Old 08-04-2011, 09:38 PM   #3
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Just pick one up when you get here.

GSM is Rogers/Fido would have the best coverage and I think Bell has 3G service now, but that would be more limited coverage.

The providers have coverage maps on their websites.
thanks! will check.

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Old 08-14-2011, 07:12 PM   #4
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TELUS and Bell will have equal coverage to Rogers. 3G / 4G nationwide. I know you can walk in to a Telus store and get a SIM no problem.
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Old 08-15-2011, 04:31 PM   #5
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TELUS and Bell will have equal coverage to Rogers. 3G / 4G nationwide. I know you can walk in to a Telus store and get a SIM no problem.

In Nova Scotia Bell has much better coverage than Rogers, for example you'll lose Rogers on the Cabot Trail and the middle of Nova Scotia, There's more places as well.
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