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    Hi Guys,

    Not sure if this been answered, I know some of you still have the Unlimited GPRS plans.

    It works on IPHONES and SAMSUNG for the LTE mode.

    Anyone else have luck with other phones?
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    I used it on various Android phones when I had it. It worked fine. Why, what have you heard?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian Brantford View Post
    I used it on various Android phones when I had it. It worked fine. Why, what have you heard?
    I know it works on all phones but it mainly works only on 4G/3G mode on the other phones not the LTE speed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nitrocell View Post
    I know it works on all phones but it mainly works only on 4G/3G mode on the other phones not the LTE speed.
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    FYI, LTE and 4G are synonymous, and 3G (aka HSPA) is our older generation high speed network.

    Also, we do not use the term 4G in Canadian telecom. We call it LTE.

    US telcos on the other hand use 4G branding for their current high speed mobile network.

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    Quote Originally Posted by xTowndude View Post
    Tangent:

    FYI, LTE and 4G are synonymous, and 3G (aka HSPA) is our older generation high speed network.

    Also, we do not use the term 4G in Canadian telecom. We call it LTE.

    US telcos on the other hand use 4G branding for their current high speed mobile network.

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    As you can see at Bell, Rogers , and Telus, Canadian carriers use the 4G term in largely the same way as most USA carriers do. Namely, they jumped ahead and stuck the 4G label on 3G HSPA+ (aka Fake 4G) instead of the intended technology, LTE, which wasn't quite ready on a timeframe that the marketeers liked.

    In modern carrier information, they'll typically give a lame but clearer labelling scheme of "4G HSPA+" and LTE, or perhaps also "4G LTE". Marketeers getting ahead of things is the only reason that the public ever heard the term LTE. LTE was just supposed to be 4G, but the most common usage of the 4G term, including in Canada, is to refer to what is actually the 3G technology of HSPA+.

    The same is now happening with 5G (Fake 5G being really just LTE, being marketted as 5G) in the USA, and Canadian carriers will likely follow, again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian Brantford View Post
    As you can see at Bell, Rogers , and Telus, Canadian carriers use the 4G term in largely the same way as most USA carriers do. Namely, they jumped ahead and stuck the 4G label on 3G HSPA+ (aka Fake 4G) instead of the intended technology, LTE, which wasn't quite ready on a timeframe that the marketeers liked.

    In modern carrier information, they'll typically give a lame but clearer labelling scheme of "4G HSPA+" and LTE, or perhaps also "4G LTE". Marketeers getting ahead of things is the only reason that the public ever heard the term LTE. LTE was just supposed to be 4G, but the most common usage of the 4G term, including in Canada, is to refer to what is actually the 3G technology of HSPA+.

    The same is now happening with 5G (Fake 5G being really just LTE, being marketted as 5G) in the USA, and Canadian carriers will likely follow, again.

    Good for you man. Good for you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nitrocell View Post
    Hi Guys,

    Not sure if this been answered, I know some of you still have the Unlimited GPRS plans.

    It works on IPHONES and SAMSUNG for the LTE mode.

    Anyone else have luck with other phones?
    I only get 3G when I put the SIM in my iPad. But, on the iPhone 6S that I got from Fido, I get LTE. I guess it’s still limited to approved VoLTE capable phones.

    Does this plan qualify for Fido Roam? Would it be unlimited data in USA for $7 per day?

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