Home » Uncategorized » Video: Telus Launching Koodo Mobile MVNO This Week
Image_9557_tmimage.jpg

Video: Telus Launching Koodo Mobile MVNO This Week

I’m not exactly sure what Telus Mobility is trying to achieve with the launch of Koodo Mobile nationwide, but it seems like they’re ready to get this show on the road this week. Koodo Mobile kiosks have already been erected in the Toronto Eaton Centre and other Telus kiosks are getting converted into Koodo too.

As far as we can tell, Koodo Mobile will be targeting the younger demographic and they’ll have a tagline of “good call.” Some are saying that this is Telus’ answer to services like Fido, Virgin Mobile, and Solo Mobile. And in case you’re wondering, we think that it’s pronounced Koo-doh (as in “kudos!”) and not Koo-doo like it is said in the video below.

In terms of other details, the initial launch seems to be scheduled for Wednesday and it will be accompanied by three phones: LG 380, Motorola w385, and Samsung U410. The $15 base plan gets you 50 local minutes and 50 text messages. The $25 plan has 100 minutes, unlimited SMS, and unlimited evenings and weekends starting at 7pm. We think that these are all contract-based plans and not pay-as-you-go.

My only question is, what’s up with the ’80s-themed spandex and leg warmers? Seriously, is this how they hope to attract trendy teens and young adults?

About Michael Kwan

A freelance writer and tech geek from Vancouver. Find me at michaelkwan.com and follow me on Twitter @michaelkwan.

Check Also

wii-oculus-rift-hoverboard

Try Oculus Rift And Wii To Roam Around On The Back To The Future Hoverboard

Check out how you can fly in virtual space by using an Oculus Rift and a Wii Balance Board.

131129-amz

Amazon Appstore for Android Holiday Deals, Including Free Apps

There are tons of deals from the Amazon Appstore that will be offered starting now and throughout the holiday shopping season. They say that they will have "hundreds of titles that are eitehr free... or available between 50-90% off" the regular price.

131129-google

Black Friday: Google Play Store Apps, Games and Content on Sale All Weekend

Case in point, if you head over to the Google Play Store right now, you'll find that Google is celebrating all Cyber Weekend with discounts on all sorts of content. This includes many popular apps and games

131129-gtab

Black Friday Deal: Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1-Inch for $100 Off

Did you manage to score any epic Black Friday deals this morning? Are you still ...

131128-diy

Arduino Co-Creator Releases Plans for $200 DIY Mobile Phone

Mellis was one of the people who came up with the now hugely popular Arduino platform and now he has come up with plans for people to build their own cell phone for about $200 in parts.

131128-apple

No Discounts for Apple Black Friday, Just Free Gift Cards

If you were hoping to save yourself some cash as you brave the Black Friday shopping crowds, you'll want to go somewhere other than the official Apple Stores.