|Founded||February 15, 2013|
|Headquarters||Halifax, Nova Scotia|
Eastlink has AWS spectrum licenses to serve the entire Atlantic Canada population, plus Grande Prairie, Alberta and several small cities throughout Ontario. Combined, these markets cover a population of 4,886,983. The carrier is using LTE and HSPA+ technology.
The LG F4n is Eastlink's first feature phone.
Eastlink sells multiple Android and BlackBerry devices, two which are LTE-capable:
- Android: LG Nexus 4, Samsung Galaxy S III, Sony Xperia T (LTE)
- BlackBerry: Bold 9900 and Curve 9320
- BlackBerry 10: Q10 and Z10 (LTE)
Outdoor advertisements for Eastlink show the Sony Xperia T.
In addition to the above, AWS-capable versions of the iPhone 5 may be used on Eastlink if purchased outright and unlocked from a third party.
Internet access modem
The Huawei E397 is Eastlink's first mobile broadband modem. It supports both HSPA+ and LTE.
Various services are available at Eastlink Wireless.
Eastlink currently offers two plans: a low-end one with 200 local daytime minutes and a high-end one with unlimited local minutes. Both plans include unlimited local calling during nights and weekends, unlimited calling to other lines on the same account and unlimited messaging via SMS and MMS. Calling features included with both plans are Caller ID, call waiting and conference calling.
Standalone mobile broadband is available at Eastlink. Two plans are offered, allowing the customer to choose between a 3 or 5 GB access allowance.
Mobile Internet access add-ons can be added to any Eastlink Wireless voice plan. The add-ons currently feature fixed allowances of 1, 2 or 5 GB. For BlackBerry smartphones, a "Social" BlackBerry Internet Service add-on is offered. This allows unlimited access to the Facebook, Twitter and the BlackBerry Messenger app while on Eastlink's network, but all other apps can only be used on Wi-Fi.
Eastlink offers a device subsidy option called the easyTab for customers with a plan costing $40 or more.
Eastlink is one of the few Canadian carriers to offer free roaming country wide on the Rogers network.
- "Auction of Spectrum Licences for Advanced Wireless Services and Other Spectrum in the 2 GHz Range: Summary by Licence Winner". Industry Canada. July 21, 2008. Retrieved February 8, 2013.
- Hardy, Ian (February 8, 2013). "Eastlink to launch wireless service next week". Mobile Syrup. Retrieved February 8, 2013.