I just signed up with Fido and was successful in having the activation fee offset with a $50 bill credit. I walked into the store and asked to buy a SIM card, and the agent said what plan I was looking for. I told him I was going to activate online to avoid the activation fee, and he said he would give me a $50 bill credit to do the activation in the store (obviously so he could make a commission). Anyway, long story short, we've all been told that the activation fee can't be waived, but nothing says they can't offset it with bill credits. We all need to fight against that activation fee and have this practice stopped. It's hurting both consumers and the sales reps who are losing commissions from people doing the activations online.