It will launch with handsets from Samsung, including the top of line Galaxy S III, LG, Sony and BlackBerry. What it will not have are Apple iPhones, which Bell, Rogers and Telus will be able to offer. That hurts any carrier that doesn’t have it, said Lemay, but not as much as it did in the past when there were fewer good handsets.
Eastlink Wireless plans start at $20 a month in a bundle with no activation fees, unlimited text and call display.
Unlimited talk and text plans start at $30 a month.
There is also a data option, with 1 GB of data for an extra $16 a month.