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Important changes to Prepaid

As of August 1, 2013 TELUS Prepaid will be making changes to Data, Calling and Messaging rates.

Data rates

  • Pay per use data overage rates will be reduced to 15¢/MB when you subscribe to a 30 day rate plan or add-on which includes data.
  • Pay per use data overage rates without a 30 day plan or add-on which includes data will remain at $2/MB.
  • Your data capacity in The Talk+ Data+ Messaging 40 data bucket will increase to 300MB at no additional cost.
  • The Blackberry Social 20 add-on will be reduced in price to $15/month and renamed BlackBerry Social 15.
  • The Blackberry Social+ Messaging 30 add-on will be reduced in price to $25 and renamed BlackBerry Social+ Messaging 25.

How to save

Get our lowest rate of 15¢/MBrate plan or add-on that includes data.


Local and Long Distance Calling rates

  • When you subscribe to a 30 day rate plan or add-on, your local calling rate will be reduced to 15¢/per minute.
  • Local calling rates without a 30 day rate plan or add-on will increase to 50¢/per minute. Long distance calling rates will increase to 50¢/per minute, plus applicable local calling rates.

How to save

As of August 1, 2013 get our lowest per minute local airtime rate of 15¢ and save when you subscribe to a 30 day rate plan or add-on that best suits your needs (These rate plans start from as low as $5/30 days).

For customers in Quebec and Newfoundland: If you do not agree with the changes, you may cancel service within 30 days of the date of the changes.


Text, picture and video messaging rates

  • Outgoing pay-per-use picture and video messaging rates will be reduced to 30¢/per message & incoming will continue to be free.
  • Outgoing and incoming Canada to Canada pay-per-use text messaging rate will increase to 30¢/per message.
  • TELUS Recommended Rate Plans will include unlimited Canada to Canada, US and International messaging at no additional cost.
  • Outgoing from Canada to US and International pay-per-use text messaging rate will increase to 40¢/per message.
  • Non TELUS Recommended Rate Plans (such as messaging 250, 2500 and unlimited) will now include Canada to Canada messaging. Canada to US and International messaging will be rated as pay per use. TELUS is introducing a new messaging add-on that includes 250 outgoing Canada to Canada, US and International messages and unlimited incoming for $10.

How to save

Domestic PPU SMS

  • Subscribe to any of our great domestic text messaging add-ons and save. Starting from as low as $5/30 days.

International PPU SMS

  • Effective August 1, 2013, purchase our new International Messaging 250 add-on and save. $10/30 days for 250 messages to send anywhere you want
  • 250 text messages not enough? Purchase any TELUS Recommended Rate Plan to receive completely unlimited domestic and international, including messages sent to the US, text messaging.

For customers in Quebec and Newfoundland: If you do not agree with the changes, you may cancel service within 30 days of the date of the changes.


Login to your prepaid account in August to add one of our newest rate plans or add-ons.

Visit telusmobility.com/youraccount on August 1, 2013 to subscribe to one of our newest more affordable rate plans.

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Log in to your account to make changes to your existing phone.