Roger’s and iPhone

July 6, 2008 at 4:33 am Leave a comment

Well, I just read an article about the proposed rates Roger’s will charge for the iPhone and I quote …..

“The Canadian carrier of the iPhone plans on charging its customers $75 a month for just 300 minutes, 100 text messages, and only 750MB of data, making AT&T’s monthly rates look like a bargain—and judging from a rapidly growing online petition, Canadian iPhone fans are none too happy.

Rogers announced its iPhone 3G rate plans late last week, and as Fortune reports, they’re pretty brutal.

For starters: You must sign a three-year contract, rather than two (or, as Fortune points out, just 18 months in the U.K.).”

Now I don’t usually write about companies like Roger’s but when we got back from Spain, we decided to go with them as a pay as you go customer. Well, I have never seen such lousy customer service in my life. Needless to say, it took us one month to switch over to Telus. Now they understand the concept of customer service.

Anyhow, we own two Apple Powerbooks and an Imac plus Airport Extreme base station. We both have iPods but I seriously doubt we will have an iPhone, not with Roger’s as the service provider.

Go sign the petition

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