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Friday, 22 August 2014
Bell Now Taking Deferral Account Sign Ups 22 Aug 2014 (Updated Phone Number 28 Aug 2014)
up for the Bell Deferral Account service this morning.
of addresses eligible to participate in the Deferral Account program will be
notified via a direct mail campaign delivered to the users mail address. If you
live within the boundaries shown on these mapsyou are potentially eligible. While there is nothing on the
bell website as of this writing, if you are interested in getting set-up,
call 1-866 -724-9452. (Added 28 Aug 14 - Another number may be 1-888-466-2453. See comment by Michelle at 2:10 pm below.)
trade name for the Deferral Account plan is Bell 5 Internet (not to be confused with Bell Fibe Internet 5). I
dealt with an agent named Lucy. It took her a few minutes to find the information
but in the end she was very helpful:
Here are the details:
a. $37.95 per month
for Bell Bundle customers
·$41.95 per month for Bell 5 internet only
b.Speed: 5 Mbps
download and 800 kbps upload.
c.Turbo Hub is model 4G
LTE Netgear MBR 1516: frequencies handled are 700/850/1900/2100 MHz. There is a one-time
charge (OTC) of $79.95 with a 2 year contract or $199.95 without a contract.
d.Basic usage is 20 GB
usage per month
e.There are 2
overages options :
1. Regular rate is $2.50 per GB for maximum of $80.00; or
2. Insurance: for
$5.00 per month get an extra 25 GB for a total of 45 GB for $42.95 (bundle) or $46.95
f.The set-up requires an external antenna installed as part of the
The data hub will be mailed out by Canada Post and an antenna
installer will contact the user to arrange the install.