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WIND Mobile Introduces New Domestic Roaming Across North America

With new roaming network speeds, prices drop up to 95 per cent for customers in Canada and the U.S.

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 08/21/14 -- Today, WIND Mobile introduced a new and improved domestic roaming offering with data speeds up to 350 times faster than before, at 42Mbps, combined with lower pricing. The new rates are now 15C/minute for talk (formally 20C), 5C/message for text (formally 15C) and data is now only 5C/MB (formally $1). WIND Mobile was the first Canadian telecom to offer unlimited U.S. roaming and now has plans to launch faster HSPA+ roaming in Canada, making it one of the leading Canadian providers in low-cost roaming options across Canada and the U.S.

"Our new domestic roaming rates and roaming network speeds give our customers the freedom to use their phone while travelling anywhere across Canada and the U.S., adding increased value and coverage to our already low-priced plans," said Mirko Rugarli, chief marketing officer, WIND Mobile.

Customers who are interested in WIND Mobile are welcome to bring in their own compatible device, including the iPhone 5, 5C and 5S, for up to $500 in WIND Mobile credits. WIND Mobile also supports a wide selection of new smartphones, and with the WINDtab, customers can save up to $500 on the purchase of a new device.

"WIND Mobile is offering Canadians exactly what they've asked for," said Rugarli. "We know that almost 50 per cent of Canadians are concerned with paying roaming fees within their home country, and that doesn't include U.S. travel. That's why we're committed to giving Canadians the choice for true mobile freedom and the fourth national carrier that they deserve."

About WIND Mobile

WIND Mobile is dedicated to improving the Canadian wireless experience by offering customers simple and transparent plans, including real unlimited voice/data/text with no-term contracts and no hidden fees. Committed to becoming the country's fourth national carrier, WIND has more than 750,000 happy customers in Canada and is a part of Amsterdam-based VIMPELCOM Ltd., a global company with nearly 220 million customers. Learn more about WIND Mobile at WINDmobile.ca or follow online at facebook.com/WINDmobile and twitter.com/WINDmobile.

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