Eastlink puts the customer first with new Wireless service - Big Savings in a Bundle + No Term Contracts, over Canada's first and only 100% 4G LTE network
HALIFAX, Feb. 14, 2013, 2013 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) --
Today, Eastlink served up another first
introducing its new, customer-focused Wireless service delivered over the first and only 100% 4G LTE network in Canada.
"We are so proud of this new service," says Lee Bragg, CEO of Eastlink.
"Our objective has been to launch a high quality product that provides
an exceptional customer experience. Our team has worked tirelessly to
deliver on that."
With an investment of circa 200 million dollars, Eastlink's new wireless
service adds another high value product to its iconic bundle.
"Consumers have been very vocal about what they want in a wireless
service," says Matthew MacLellan, Eastlink Wireless President. "We've
invested heavily to design a wireless experience that gives our
customers what they've told us is most important to them - simple offers, better pricing, no term contracts, and faster, more
Pivotal to Eastlink's new Wireless service is the Eastlink "easyTab",
which gives customers a great phone at a great price, without locking
them into onerous term contracts like other carriers.
From a network coverage perspective, customers will be able to use their
Eastlink wireless device around the world; the company already boasts more 4G LTE wireless sites across its launch footprint than any of its
When asked what that means for the customer, Mr. MacLellan explains."It
means that unlike our competitors' legacy networks, customers in all of
our markets, big and small, will experience the same lightning fast
speed. So a customer in Amherst for example, will enjoy the same speeds
and capabilities as a customer in Halifax."
Eastlink is marketing its new Wireless service in Halifax, Nova Scotia
first, starting Friday, February 15. Other locations are expected to launch in the weeks ahead.
The Eastlink Wireless Difference
The most extensive LTE coverage in the Maritimes
-- First and only provider in Canada to offer lightning fast 4G
LTE across the entire network.
-- Built locally, using state-of-the-art network equipment from
Ericsson, the world's largest and most innovative mobile
-- Coverage in 230 countries around the world on our roaming
The latest Smartphones with No Term Contracts
-- Eastlink easyTab offers low upfront device pricing with no term
contracts. Plus, the flexibility to upgrade at any time and
earn credit towards the customer's next device.
-- Devices from top-selling Smartphone brands including Samsung,
LG, Sony and BlackBerry.
-- The world's most popular Android Smartphone, Samsung Galaxy S
-- First in Atlantic Canada to launch the latest Smartphone from
Google - the Nexus 4.
Big Savings in a Bundle
-- The more customers have, the more customers saveâ ¦
-- Save 20% off a monthly Wireless plan in a Quad-play Bundle, for
each phone in a customer's household
-- Families can share minutes and data
Simple plans. Loaded with Value
-- Plans start at $20/mo in a Bundle with No Activation Fees,
Unlimited Text and Call Display included.
-- Best value Unlimited Talk & Text plan - available for as little
as $30 per month.
-- Flexible data options, with 1 GB of data from only $16 per
-- We know our customers best; because we live & work here too.
-- Local Customer Care, with a proven record of outstanding
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