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Virgin Mobile launches home Internet in Ontario

telecom | 08/16/2016 6:48 pm EDT

BCE Inc. flanker brand Virgin Mobile is rolling out home Internet in Ontario, the company announced Tuesday. In a press release, Virgin said eligible Ontario residents can sign up for one of two plans: a $50-per-month, 300GB plan or a $65 monthly unlimited plan, both of which offer download speeds of up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds of up to 10 Mbps. Both plans are advertised as having “no activation fee, no long term contract and no hidden fees,” though customers require a Virgin Mobile modem (which the company brands as Steve). The price of the modem is included in the...