PC® mobile expands its offering with consumer-friendly monthly plans
that deliver value and protection
TORONTO, June 19, 2013 /CNW/ - PC® mobile today announced its entry into the post-paid wireless market with
simple and better voice and data monthly packages designed as an
alternative to the national carriers. The new consumer-friendly PC® mobile monthly plans offer unique protection against "billing shock",
along with a wide range of included features, no activation fees or
cancellation charges, and some of the shortest contract terms currently
available in the Canadian market.
PC® mobile plans are available with the latest technology, including top
brands and smart devices from Samsung and BlackBerry, at prices
suitable for every member of the Canadian family. PC® mobile also offers free personalized sign-up and service at The Mobile
Shop, located at select Loblaw locations across Canada.
"With our new plans, PC® mobile provides Canadians with excellent value, protection and
flexibility," said Maria Forlini, Senior Vice President of President's
Choice Services. "We continue to offer consumers the choice and
convenience they have come to expect from the PC® brand, along with shorter contract terms and unique features that
provide cost certainty to guard against huge unexpected bills or
The new PC® mobile monthly packages help customers manage their monthly plans,
making PC® mobile the perfect choice for families who want to monitor their mobile
usage and help avoid "billing shock." With this feature, customers
receive notifications when anyone on their plan approaches, reaches or
exceeds their monthly allotment of voice or data, and with a quick call
or click can opt to limit or add more time to their plan.
With two simple contract term options of 18 or 30 months, all three PC® mobile monthly plans offer nationwide minutes, data, unlimited
international text, picture and video messaging. All monthly plans come
with full voice mail, call display, call waiting and call
forwarding—all included. PC® mobile also offers free evenings and weekends, and unlimited Canada-wide
family calling on the same account.
To celebrate its launch, PC® mobile is offering time-limited introductory rate plans for customers
who sign up early for 18 or 30 month activations, including:
Combo 35: $35 monthly fee; includes 400 Canada-wide Anytime Minutes and 200 MB
data (in Canada);
Combo 50: $50 monthly fee; includes 1000 Canada-wide Anytime Minutes and 1 GB
data (in Canada); optional ; and
Combo 65: $65 monthly fee; includes unlimited Canada-wide Anytime Minutes and 2
GB data (in Canada).
In addition, customers will receive a $100 President's Choice® gift card
with 18 or 30 month new contract activations on any phone in the PC® mobile lineup as part of the time-limited launch promotion. Customers
can also earn double PC® points, redeemable toward free groceries and
merchandise, if they pre-authorize their monthly mobile payments using
a PC Financial® MasterCard®.
"We're confident that PC® mobile has a plan that is right for any member of the family, whatever
their individual needs or budget," said Forlini. "Add in the ease of
shopping for the latest smartphones at Canada's convenient mobile
retailer, The Mobile Shop, right where you buy groceries, and PC® mobile really is the simple and better choice for Canadian families."
View the attached fact sheet for more details on the latest PC® mobile offering, visit www.pcmobile.ca or check out the PC® mobile briefing video on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pcmobileca.
About The Mobile Shop
The Mobile Shop, located in select Loblaw and banner store locations, is
the destination for Canadians' wireless needs - through the delivery of
exceptional customer service & support, great selection, and
About Loblaw Companies Limited (TSX:L)
Loblaw Companies Limited, a subsidiary of George Weston Limited, is
Canada's largest food retailer and a leading provider of drugstore,
general merchandise and financial products and services. Loblaw is one
of the largest private sector employers in Canada. With more than 1,000
corporate and franchised stores from coast to coast, Loblaw and its
franchisees employ more than 134,000 full-time and part-time employees.
Through its portfolio of store formats, Loblaw is committed to
providing Canadians with a wide, growing and successful range of
products and services to meet the everyday household demands of
Canadian consumers. Loblaw is known for the quality, innovation and
value of its food offering. It offers Canada's strongest control
(private) label program, including the unique President's Choice®, no
name® and Joe Fresh® brands. In addition, the Company makes available
to consumers President's Choice Financial® services and offers the PC®
points loyalty program.
SOURCE: President's Choice Services Inc.
For further information:
President's Choice Services Inc.
416-204-2600, ext. 411029
416.968.7311 Ex. 246