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The Cellphone Contract: Before You Sign

Time to Read: 
6 minutes
Reviewed: 
December 2017
Jurisdiction: 
This information applies to British Columbia, Canada

You've considered your options for getting a cellphone, and decided on a service contract with a phone provider. This is called a "postpaid service contract", as you are billed all or in part after use, for example in a monthly bill.

Here are seven things you should know when signing a cellphone contract.

For more on cellphones, see our guidance on negotiating with a cellphone provider.  

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