Fido Gets A New Bone

Get all the music you can stream with a free Spotify Premium subscription and uncensored made-for-Canada news and culture on DAILY VICE

Canadians to collaborate on first-ever mobile music video with Keys N Krates

MONTRÉAL, April 7, 2015 /CNW/ - Fido invites you to feed your curiosity with remixed wireless plans and partnerships created to let you connect, explore and share. These great new  'Fido Pulse' plans come loaded with DAILY VICE for two years – a VICE show delivering exclusive content to Fido customers – as well as a Spotify Premium subscription for two years, more data options, Canada-wide minutes, unlimited Canada-wide text, picture and video messaging.

Featuring VICE hosts from across Canada, each episode of DAILY VICEairing Monday to Saturday, will present global and local news stories from across VICE's digital channels, covering everything from music to fashion to food, and featuring exclusive previews of VICE's upcoming feature length documentaries. On Saturday, DAILY VICE will dedicate an episode to an in-depth interview with one of Canada's top news or cultural figures - all exclusive to Fido customers. We want to give all Fido customers a taste of DAILY VICE– anyone with a Fido number can head to FidoHub.ca and download the Android or iOS app for a freeview starting today until Oct 15th. Simply, enter your number when prompted.

Spotify Premium gives you all the music you'll ever need. Play the songs you love instantly without ads. You can even take your tunes offline, so your music's always with you. Millions of songs available instantly. Just search for the music you love, or let Spotify play you something great. 

"Ninety per cent of Canadians between 18-34 years-old are actively using social media and they're looking for great news and entertainment to text, post, tweet, and share with their friends. So we've packaged together the best mobile music streaming and ground-breaking news service for our customers," said Raj Doshi, the top dog at Fido.

We've teamed up with award-winning director Vania Heymann to create the first-ever mobile music video that features a different viewing experience wherever you watch it. The interactive mobile music video will feature an original track from indie Canadian electronic trio, Keys N Krates. Shooting starts today and will incorporate photos and other works from a collection of big dogs across Canada in culture, film, music, art - and that includes you! Stay tuned by following @Fidomobile on social, and get ready to start sharing what gets you curious. Here is a sneak peak.

You'll also see and hear this remixed Fido throughout retail locations, Fido.ca, customer service and on social. Check us out. We're gearing up to bring Fido customers even more news and updates in the coming months. Stay tuned.

Regular data charges apply when streaming DAILY VICE and Spotify Premium on the Fido network.

For further information about Fido, please visit Fido.ca, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram.

SOURCE Rogers Communications Inc.

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For further information: Media Contact:Leigh LePage, Fido Mobile, leigh.lepage@rci.rogers.com or (416) 219-1773

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