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Coverage & Roaming
The Fido network covers 33 million Canadians from coast to coast
Note that all LTE devices work on the 4G HSPA+ and EDGE networks.
What is LTE?
LTE, or “Long Term Evolution”, is the global gold standard in wireless network technology. Far superior to previous technologies such as 3G and 4G HSPA+, LTE delivers a faster, richer and smoother wireless internet experience than ever before. Now you can enjoy connectivity whenever and wherever you choose, comparable to wired internet access at home or the office. Easily download large files and upload to cloud storage, stream high-definition movies and video conference lag-free, plus play advanced online games and apps. Built to handle more users doing more complex things, LTE allows you to stay connected on your wireless device in ways you’ve only imagined.
What kind of speeds can I expect with LTE? ?
LTE is the fastest wireless network technology on the planet. Fido LTE devices are capable of maximum theoretical download speeds of up to 100 Mbps on the Fido LTE network.1 Typical download speeds range from 12 Mbps to 25 Mbps, or even up to 40 Mbps for select devices —comparable to wired internet connectivity at home or the office and significantly faster than any Canadian 4G HSPA+ wireless network. As device selection evolves, you will be able to take advantage of the full potential of the Fido LTE network and maximum theoretical speeds will increase to up to 150 Mbps.1 .
When you travel, don't leave without your Fido phone!
When you travel in Canada on the Fido network, your calls will be considered local or long distance and you will not incur roaming charges. Learn more about how local and long-distance calls works.
Roaming applies any time you go off the Fido network and are using your phone while connected to a partner wireless carrier. Fido offers you great coverage and rates all over the world!
Using data while travelling
In Canada: You can use your data services anywhere you have access to the Fido network however this will vary subject to your device’s network compatibility. Usage is deducted from your regular data bucket.
In the US or Internationally: You can continue to use your data services anywhere there is a network supporting mobile internet (data roaming charges apply). Fido has a number of affordable roaming options that include data so you can continue using your device on your trip just like you do at home. No matter where you are travelling to or how you’d like to use your device Fido has a roaming option that’s right for you!
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1. Actual speeds may vary based on plan selected, device, network access type and spectrum, topography and environmental conditions, network congestion and other factors.
This map is a general representation of wireless coverage. Areas shown are approximate; actual coverage areas may vary. Reception may be affected by various factors, including system availability and capacity, your phone, signal strength, topography and environmental conditions. Charges are based on the location of the site receiving and transmitting the signal, not your location.