Do i need to pay for a phone up front if i do an early upgrade?

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Rhonda Mae Nagam

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No you do not. You will have to pay off the remaining balance of your current phone that is on contract, if you call MTS they can tell you what the cost is or you can find it in the MyAccount, then you can sign up for a new contract with a phone of your choice with the current price of the phone you want for the length of contract you want.
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For claorty, what Dan said is actually written into all cell contracts in Canada now by direction from the CRTC. The CRTC is a somewhat arms length part of the federal government.
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Unless you have a current contract (anything in the last 3 months or so, I don't have the exact date) you will see a  $5 increase  as MTS has changed the basic plan staring  price .

 This charge will not be applied to existing customers until you upgrade to a new phone and start a new contract.  The cost has nothing to do with your new phone but it covers other MTS costs for providing cell service.
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