Since our LTE network operates on new spectrum, it’s only accessible with Freedom Mobile LTE-ready devices and our Smartphone LTE Plan.
The LG V20 and ZTE Grand X4 are the first LTE-ready phones for Freedom Mobile LTE.
Many additional LTE-ready smartphones, compatible with our LTE network, will be released in Canada throughout 2017.
In Eastern Ontario (Ottawa, Kingston, Peterborough), customers will not require a Freedom Mobile LTE-ready phone to access our LTE network. In those cities we will be launching LTE on AWS-1 spectrum, which is supported by a broad range of existing LTE phones.
Smartphone LTE Plan
To use Freedom Mobile’s LTE network, you’ll also need our Smartphone LTE Plan, which is available to all customers, even if LTE is not yet available in your area. This plan includes 3GB of data on our network for $45 per month, plus a 3GB bonus data allocation through January 31, 2018; at that time, the data allocation drops from 6GB to the standard 3GB for all customers on the plan.
Note that once you’ve used your full 6GB data allocation, there are no overage charges; as with other Freedom Mobile plans, your data speed will be reduced (throttled). There is presently no LTE data add-on available. We plan to introduce more data options for you before the 3GB bonus data period ends.
We expect to launch LTE roaming on our partner networks in Canada and the U.S. in the coming months, which will be available to you if you are on our Smartphone LTE Plan. Note that LTE roaming will work on some existing phones, in addition to Freedom Mobile LTE-ready phones.