Now that we are well into December of 2017, I just wanted to reiterate that locked phones are a thing of the past (well, 4 days in the past).
I'm extremely hopeful Rogers will make it a priority to look after their subscribers who use unlocked Android devices with Wi-Fi and VoLTE capabilities. For someone like me who works in an office that provides 1-2 bars of EDGE on a consistent daily basis, having Wi-Fi calling would be completely liberating.
Who else is in this same boat as me?
I'm looking to buy a Samsung S21 Ultra with 256Gb. As far as I can tell, Rogers only sells the 128Gb option.
I could look at buying an unlocked phone directly from Samsung, but I know for a fact that this will lock me out of VoLTE and Wifi calling as Rogers only allows device bought through them to access these features (eh, CRTC, so much for forcing carrier to sell unlocked phone!).
So, other than switching carrier, what are my options?