confusing information on BYOD discount

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What is the proper BYOD discount?  I have seen Gillian and Bryan S. both say earlier today in a reply to a different question the discount is 10% but I just noticed on the MTS web page it says $10.

Or is the  BYOD discount different between using your own device off plan as opposed to being on a plan?
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I get 10% off my bill for having my own hardware on a month to month plan
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There are a couple of options for Bring Your Own Device, the one that you are seeing on our website is for when you're okay signing up for a 12 month contract. During the course of this 12 month contract you will receive the $10.00 discount off monthly.

If you're less inclined to sign a contract, that's okay too - then you're eligible to get the 10% off the monthly rate plan. It's a different option depending on what you're preference is.

Cheers,
Gillian
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thanks Gillian for the clarification on BYOD.   I have a few friends that are off contract like I was and I wanted to make sure they have the right info from me before they decide if they want to be month to month or do a 1 year plan.
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Glad I found this thread.


I just entered my phone number and an waiting between 57 minutes and 1hr 10 minutes for a call back and hopefully get my bundle discount.


Wish I could have done this via email. Lol

Edit: callback only took 40 minutes and she applied my discount. I forgot to ask if this was 10% off only the base $20 (so $2) or 10% off the whole plan $60 ($6)

Anyone know with the build your own plan?
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Hey there,

It will be 10% off the rate plan components, starter voice and data. 

Cheers,
Gillian
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Awesome. Thank you.
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I'm out of contract on build my own and I get 10% off
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If you sign a 12 month contract for the $10 a month discount the penalty to end it early is likely $10-15.

The other important question to ask is if BYOD and the MyBundle discount can be had at the same time.

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I have MTS  MYBundle  and the BYOD discount attached the build my own cell plan.  Including the BYOD I save $47.75 a month on my bill.
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Is there a lower limit on the BYOD contract plan?
My mother has to get off CDMA I am planning on giving her an iPhone 5s.
The Data Light plan is $45/month.  If she goes on contract, can she get $10/month off for a total of $35/month?  (she barely uses her phone, just when she goes to the doctor/dentist)
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If your mother does not need data you could likely go voice only with the $35/month plan and drop it to $25/month. Alternatively if she is a true featherweight phone user there is the $100/year pre-paid plan. It works great for people that need a phone once or twice a month. The $100 plan includes 100 daytime voice minutes and unlimited evenings/weekends.

https://www.mts.ca/residential/wireless/prepaid/prepaid-wireless-plans

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That's what I was wondering.  She's currently at $28/month with her old flip phone.
She can't go for the prepaid as she's currently bundling all services and getting $40/month off.
I want to present her a couple of solutions, with and without data.