WIND officially launches brand in Calgary

For those of you who are screenwriters/movie producers you might want to give Tony Lacavera a call and do a documentary on the entire wireless saga. It’s honestly has enough high and low parts that would make for a great Sunday Night special, maybe even Tuesday.

Today is another day in the WIND Mobile chapter. They have officially launched in Calgary (4 corporate stores and 3 Blockbuster locations). Everything is the same… price points ($15/$35/$45 plan) and devices/products (BlackBerry Bold 9700, HTC Maple, Huawei U7519, Samsung Gravity 2, Huawei E181 data stick). For Calgary the coverage is limited now as you’ll notice on the map below. Here are some of the highlights… stay tuned as we are putting a full report together on price plan comparisons etc.

No activation fees, No contracts, No SAF, No 911 fees, No charge for incoming text or incoming long distance, No penalties for changing or cancelling a plan, Unlimited WIND to WIND calling across the country, Unlimited province-wide calling from a WIND Home Zone, Plans include caller ID, missed call alerts, call waiting, call hold, call forwarding, unlimited conference calling. Are you liking the plans or disappointed?


Tony Lacavera, Chairman of Globalive and WIND Mobile said “Today marks a new chapter for wireless in Canada. Thank you to the thousands of Canadians who have helped us to build WIND Mobile. We’ve listened to those conversations, and now we’re very proud to announce our offerings as a direct result of all the feedback. WIND is Canada’s company. Built by Canadians, for Canadians.”