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Unlimited Internet plans

Looking to get rid of data caps? Compare some of the best unlimited Internet plans across Canada.

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Are you struggling with overage fees on a data-capped Internet plan? It might be time to update your service to an unlimited Internet plan. With more people than ever working from home (especially in the wake of coronavirus), there’s a bigger need for service providers to offer unlimited data.

Getting the right unlimited Internet plan for your home can make your teleworking experience much more enjoyable. It can also save you from ending up with a huge bill at the end of the month if you go over your data limits. Find out which service providers offer unlimited Internet plans across Canada and compare basic and premium plans to find the best fit for you.

Unlimited Internet plans and providers in Canada

ProviderOperates inBest basic unlimited plansBest premium unlimited plans
BellOntario, Quebec and Eastern provincesFibe 150
150Mbps for
$94.95 per month
Gigabit Fibe 1.5-1.5Gbps (download)/940 Mbps (upload) for
$ per month
  • Security features. Get a basic McAfee security subscription for free.
  • Bell tech expert. Pay more to get 24-hour premium support for all of your devices.
  • Bell Wi-Fi app. Download the Bell Wi-Fi app to control your Wi-Fi usage and check speeds.

 

RogersOntario, New Brunswick, NewfoundlandIgnite Internet 150
150Mbps for
$ per month
Ignite Internet Gigabit-1Gbps for
$114.99 per month
  • Self-installation. Install your modem yourself to avoid paying the installation fee.
  • Whole-home Wi-Fi coverage. Pay a monthly fee to get wall-to-wall Wi-Fi coverage.
  • MyRogers account. Use your MyRogers account to make seamless bill payments and monitor your network.

 

ShawBC and AlbertaInternet 300
300Mbps for
$ per month (or consult website for promo)
BlueCurve 600-600Mbps for$110 per month (or consult website for promo)
  • Bundling discounts. Bundle your Shaw BlueCurve TV and Internet to save money.
  • Whole-home Wi-Fi coverage. Improve your Wi-Fi range with Shaw’s BlueCurve pods.
  • Shaw Wi-Fi app. Download the Shaw Wi-Fi app to set parental controls and monitor use.

 

TelusWestern CanadaPureFibre Internet 150 for150 Mbps for per month or less on contractPureFibre Gigabit Internet- Mbps for $155 per month or $ on contract
  • Unlimited data. Get unlimited home Internet data for free on most contract plans.
  • TELUS online security. Enjoy a free Norton 360 subscription and additional security features when you sign up.
  • TELUS Wi-Fi app. Download the TELUS Wi-Fi app to keep your network in check.

 

VirginOntario and Quebec100Mbps plan for $70 per monthNot available.
  • No activation fee. There’s no activation fee to get your account up and running.
  • No modem fee. You won’t have to pay a monthly fee to rent your modem.
  • Member benefits. Get exclusive access to member benefits with popular brands like Costco, Wealthsimple and Crave TV.

 

FidoOntario150Mbps plan for$75 per monthNot available.
  • No modem fee. Your modem rental is built into your contract and you can have it shipped out to your address for free.
  • Free cancellations. Cancel your service at any time with no penalties.

 

CogecoOntario and Quebec120Mbps plan for
$85 per month
1Gbps plan
No price listed.
  • Wi-Fi hotspots. Get free access to Cogeco’s large network of Wi-Fi hotspots.
  • Security services. Lock in a package of security services offered exclusively by Cogeco.
  • Technical support. Take advantage of unlimited customer support with Cogeco’s top-notch IT department.

 

FizzOntario and Quebec120 Mbps plan for$60 per monthNot available.
  • No install fees. Avoid paying install fees unless you choose VIP install services.
  • Friend referrals. Earn a $25 bonus every time you refer a friend to Fizz.
  • Free Fizz Wi-Fi app. Download the free Fizz Wi-Fi app to manage your network access.

 

TekSavvyAcross Canada Mbps plan for$68 per monthNot available.
  • No long-term contracts. Cancel your Internet at any time without penalty.
  • Transparent fees. Access transparent fee schedules so you know what you’re paying for.
  • No transfer fees. Avoid paying activation fees if you move your Internet from another provider over to TekSavvy.

 

What to consider when comparing unlimited plans

You should be able to find unlimited Internet plans with most providers in Canada. You’ll want to compare a number of different features for these plans to make sure you get the best fit for you. These include the following:

  • Monthly payment. You’ll usually pay between $30 and $170 per month for your Internet service, depending on your provider and the speed you choose. You’ll typically pay higher amounts for unlimited Internet plans than you will with those that have data fees. That said, you may save money in the long run on data overage fees.
  • Connection speed. Internet speeds can range from 10Mbps to 1.5Gbps, depending on which provider you go with. Faster speeds will typically cost more but can be a better fit for large households or customers who use their Internet to download and stream significant amounts of content. If you have fairly basic needs such as streaming Netflix or checking email, you should be able to get away with 150Mbps easily.
  • Length of contract. Some providers let you sign up for a month-to-month while others expect you to be on a contract. You’ll usually get a better deal if you sign on to a multiyear payment plan, but you’ll also have to pay cancellation fees if you want to cancel your subscription or switch providers.
  • Extra fees. You’ll want to think about the extras you might be required to pay before you pick a plan. These can include fees for equipment, activation, installation and special features. Many major telecom companies bake these fees into your set-up contract while a handful of budget providers have eliminated these fees altogether.
  • Special offers. You may be able to take advantage of special offers with some providers, depending on what promos they have running. These can include rebates or discounts on your monthly fees. They can also include opportunities to save money by bundling your services. Promotional offers vary by provider, so you should think about which one makes the most sense for you.

What’s my internet speed?

Can I get unlimited Internet plans on-the-go?

If you want access to unlimited mobile data on your devices, many providers have different packages available. You should be able to get an assortment of mobile Internet devices from large telecom providers. These include mobile Internet sticks, portable Wi-Fi hubs and mobile phones that can hold a hotspot.

Unlimited mobile data plans are also offered by many providers, though you’ll typically get throttled speeds once you reach a certain level of usage. For example, with Rogers, you can use up to 50GB of data on some mobile plans before your speed is slowed down. That’s why a fixed-line connection is usually the most practical choice in situations where a mobile connection isn’t absolutely essential.

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