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Mobilicity trials free, no-contract phone offer

TORONTO – Mobilicity has rolled out the wireless industry’s first no-contract, $0 phones as part of some new "customer-friendly offerings" for the month of October.Consumers will receive a $100 credit with the purchase of any handset and new unlimited talk text or data plan activation this month.  The company currently offers four sub-$100 handsets in its lineup.“In the old days, if consumers wanted $0 phones, they were forced into signing long-term contracts,” said VP of marketing, Sara Moore, in the annoucement. “Today, Mobilicity gives Canadians the freedom to choose without any of the regrets or penalties associated with breaking contracts.”