For Canadian Seniors or other Canadians who are visually or hearing impaired, cell phones are a great device for communication to family and friends, emergencies and ways to connect if they are not as mobile as other Canadians. The issue can be a lot of the cell phones are too expensive, too complicated or impossible to use for those who are visually or hearing impaired. At comparemyrates.ca, we will be finding the Best Cell Phone Plans for seniors or those with visual or hearing challenges.
Many of the ISP’s have a section dedicated to a phone that is accessible, especially the larger companies. The ISP’s offer accessible options through a variety of superphones, smartphones, cell phones, rate plans, features, and accessories.
The CRTC has a list of wireless facts that you should know and 2 important applicable ones for seniors are 1. Wireless service providers are required to give customers 911 services wherever they are available and 2. Wireless service providers should offer at least one accessible mobile wireless handset.
Rogers – Offers three Senior Price Plans. $18.00 for 100 Minutes, $23 for 150 Minutes and $28 for 200 minutes. Three Price plans include 2,500 Call Forwarding Minutes5, Call Waiting, and Group Calling
Bell – They have Senior Wireless Plans but not advertised on the web, you need to call to get the information.
Most of the ISP’s do offer a Senior discount but unfortunately, they are not advertised, so when you call make sure you ask if they offer a plan and if they have a cell phone that is accessible for Seniors.
Rogers Wireless is a Toronto-based Canadian wireless phone company. It is the largest wireless carrier in Canada, gaining a revenue of almost $8.3 billion in 2017. It is a subsidiary of Rogers Communications and serves millions of subscribers yearly. The …
Read the full article
Great landscapes, wildlife, scenic mountain ranges are among the few things that citizens of Alberta can be proud of. But one thing that carries extreme importance especially in this day and age is cell phone coverage. Fortunately, cell phone coverage …
Read the full article