Calling Canada from the UK couldn't be easier than with Lycamobile. To get up and running quickly follow these two simple steps.
Canada SIM card
For new Lycamobile customers simply send off for your free Lycamobile SIM card, top up and you're ready to go. For existing Lycamobile customers, top up your current SIM card and you can start making calls straight away.
Calling Canada from the UK?
The Canadian telecommunications market has registered significant growth over recent years; it is led by the mobile sector of the market which has received large amounts of investment, sustaining overall growth since around 2010. Telecommunications revenues posted a 2.7 percent growth between 2011 and 2012, rising from 42.8 billion dollars to 43.9 billion dollars. Numbers of mobile subscribers were totalled in the region of 23.081 million in 2009, compared to 18.251 million mainline users; this highlights the increasing dominance of the mobile sector as the market leader in terms of growth, subscription and investment within the telecommunications market.
Canada calling plans
Despite the geographical barriers facing the mobile industry when it was first launched, with many providers struggling to cover the vast expanses of Canada coast to coast, the mobile industry is now offering widespread coverage for even the least populated areas.
Growing numbers of Canadians are settling around the world, with the current trend placing an emphasis on emigration to the US and the UK. 'Canadians Abroad: Canada's Global Asset' a study from the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada in 2011 detailed that the UK had a Canadian population of 73,000, the third largest international community anywhere in the world with the US housing the largest with a community of 1,062,640.
With these large communities of Canadians living worldwide, and a growing domestic mobile and telecommunications market, it is becoming increasingly easy to call Canada and whether you want to speak with family and friends or catch up on business, Lycamobile offers the same simple and affordable service.