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Coronavirus (Covid-19) - Work from home stafff resources

In light of the University closure due to the Coronavirus, Procurement Services has the following resources to offer staff that must work from home:

Data Plan (Temporary mobile internet service)

  • Internet USB device cost: $180.00 + tax (one time cost)
  • Free cancellation at any time – no contract
  • Low monthly minimum fee of $2.00+tax/month
  • Monthly charge is based on total usage
  • Data rates:

Monthly Usage

Total Cost/month

No usage

$2.00

0.001MB to 10MB

$4.00

10.001MB to 1GB

$9.50

1.000001GB to 3GB

$16.00

3.000001GB to 5GB

$31.00

5.000001GB to 10GB

$50.00

10.000001GB to 25GB

$125.00

25.000001GB to 50GB

$200.00

Additional GB

$0.05/GB

 

Voice only cell phone

  • Samsung smartphone: $100.00 + tax (one time cost)
  • Free cancellation at any time – no contract
  • Low monthly minimum fee of $0.75+tax/month
  • Monthly charge is based on total usage
  • No long distance across Canada
  • Includes unlimited texts to Canadian numbers
  • Voice rates:

Monthly Usage

Total Cost/Month

0 minutes used

$0.75

1 second to 200 minutes

$3.00

200,01 to 500 minutes

$3.25

500,01 to 1000 minutes

$3.75

1000,01 to unlimited

$7.00

 

To request a line, please login to uMobile and hit the ORDER button. You must fill out both the “Order a Cell Line” form and the Order a Cell Phone” form (includes internet keys).

When entering the foapal in uMobile, please use activity code COVID to classify this as a Coronavirus related expense.

Any questions should be directed to umobile.procurement [at] mcgill.ca (subject: Cell%20and%20Data%20service%20inquiry) (Procurement Services).

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Procurement Services has contracted Telus Mobility to be our exclusive supplier of Mobile Device Service from June 1, 2016 to May 31, 2020.

Please refer to the Telus Plan for contract pricing and feature details. Here are some of the highlights of the current contract:

  • Cell phones will no longer be subsidized through the service provider which will result in the elimination of early penalty/cancellation fees
  • Cell phone costs will either be paid in full at the time of purchase or payable over 24 months with the service provider (more information to follow)
  • Travel roaming rates are pre-negotiated through the new plan and will eliminate the need to request travel bundles to be added prior to trip departure

To request a new line, transfer of an existing number or purchase of a new cell phones, please email us at umobile.procurement [at] mcgill.ca

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