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apple watch series 4

Apple just announced Apple watch series 4 yesterday!

 

For the GPS+Cellular, they support Rogers in this generation, since Rogers and Fido are the same company, does Fido support series 4 too?

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Hey @chrisliu0424

 

Welcome to the Community Smiley

 

We don't support Apple Watch.

 

We anticipate a lot of excitement around the new iPhone models and that is what we're focusing on. As of now, we don't have any updates on whether or not we would carry/support Apple Watch in the future. I'd suggest you keep an eye on fido.ca for updates on our products and services.

 

That said, you can buy the Apple Watch and pair it with a compatible iPhone using Bluetooth or Wi-Fi, but not our LTE network. 

 

Hope this clarifies!

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Hey @fischersd!

 

At this time only a physical SIM card works with Fido services. If you have one of the new iPhone X / XS models you can use the eSIM for a secondary provider while using the physical SIM for Fido. 

 

In terms of the Apple watch with cellular, it's not something Fido supports at this time. 

 

We'll update everyone on eSIM when there are more details to share Smiley

 

 



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when do you think that you are going to release or update it so that fido custermers can use the LTE

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When we know, you'll know, @vballstar10!



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Promises for months about supporting the Apple Watch 4 cellular and no real answers, just a “hang in there”

itnisnpretty wring to have that as the only responses.

 Get to it and do it or I may leave as well to Rogers.

are Fido customers second rate citizens compared to Rogers? I think not, however that is how we are being treated with this issue

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Why doesn't Fido have support for apple watches yet? Rogers/Telus/Bell all have LTE support. Fido is now two years behind industry standard. What's fido doing to keep up and retain all the customers that will be leaving due to this lack of service?

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Oh I am sure the answer goes something like... hang in there and we will update you as soon as we know something which will likely be after the next upgrade or change so Fido can still be behind  that new change as well.

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or they will give some generic answer that you can still connect the watch to the phone via bluth tooth. 

 

I'm losing my patience here and like many want to jump ship to a cerrier that has support. The only way they will speed this up if we get current customers voicing their opinions......

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Do we have a updates if Fido will be offering esim service for apple watch?

 

If really wish this comes out, otherwise I may seriously consider other operators.

 

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I think everyone is forgetting that the Big Three Telecoms are using the Apple Watch as a pawn to get you to move back to them so you can pay them. Its a monopoly, and they want your money, not in so called competition providers, which they control anyway, but that's way it is. No hurry here, until they can't get anymore "new" customers, then they'll maybe look into having Apple Watch sim support. Until then, I for one am not giving them anymore money than I have too.

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Hi! How has your Apple Watch been with the Fido network? I’m planning on getting it but if it’s not working well without LTE, then I would consider switching to Rogers. 

 

Please advise. Thank you!

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