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Pay-Per-Use Rates

Pay-per-use charges may apply in you (for example) exceed the usage limits applicable to your rate plan or add-on (if you have one) or if you choose to use a service occasionaly on an as-needed basis outside of a rate plan or add-on.  Log in to bell.ca/mybell to check your rate plan or add-on for usage limit details, our call Hay Communications.

Unless otherwise stated in your rate plan or add-on, airtime is rounded up to the nearest minute, data usage is rounded up to the nearst kilobyte and incoming and outgoing text messages are counted (with some exceptions).

Pay-per-use charges will change over time, so check back prior to using a pay-per-use services to ensure you are looking at the msot current rates. 

  Pay-Per-Use

Current Rate1

(Unless otherwise stated in your rate plan or add-on)

Minutes

(incoming and outgoing calls)    

Anytime local mintues  $0.50 per minute
Nationwide long distance minutes (Canada to Canada)  $0.60 per minute
Canada to U.S. long distance minutes  $0.60 per minute
U.S. roaming minutes   $1.45 per mintue
International roaming minutes Varies by country
 Data Data within Canada

$10 up to 100 MB

$20 101 MB up to 200 MB

$30 201 MB up to 300 MB

$40 301 MB up to 400 MB

After 400 MB $0.10/ MB

Data within the U.S. $6.00 per megabyte
International roaming data Varies by country

Messaging

(sent and resceived messages)2

        
Standard text messages (Canada to Canada) $0.20 per text 
Standard text messages from Canada to the U.S.  $0.20 per text 
Standard text messages wthin the U.S.

$0.75 per sent text message

$0.20 per received text message (included with a domestic text messaging plan or U.S. roaming text message offer) 

Standard text messages from Canada to other countries

$0.35 per sent text message

$0.20 per received text message

Standard text messages while abroad

$0.75 per sent text message

$0.20 per received text message (included with a domestic text messaging plan or international roaming text message offer) 

See coverage availability by country

Picture or video messages (Canada to Canada) $0.50 per multimedia message
Picture or video messages (Canada to U.S.) $0.50 per multimedia message
Picture or video messages within the U.S. $0.50 per snet or received message + data roaming
Picture or video messages while abroad

$0.50 per snet or received message + data roaming

See coverage availability by country

(1) Subject to change over time. Some exceptions apply. (For example, Mobile TV is paid for by the hour and not measured in kilobytes and some long text messages may be broken up into smaller segments, in which case you will be charged for segment.) Applicable taxes are extra.

(2) Standard text messages exclude premium text messages, third party alerts or content, messages interacting with promotions or contests, dial-up messages and messages sent/received with an instant messaging application.  Once subscribed to a perium ervice, you will be billed at a premium rate outside of your text messaging bundle, either as a one-time fee or a recurring charge depending on the program.  See bell.ca/premiumtexts. Picture/Video Messages - Data usage charges may apply with select CDMA smartphones to send and receive picture and video messages.

 
 
 

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