Rogers to offer Apple iPhone in Canada

Well that’s a start. Seems Rogers will be carrying the iPhone.

The phone will be available with either two- or three- year contracts—potentially lowering the initial cost for long-term users versus the American two-year requirement—but will also be linked to a data plan for the carrier’s EDGE network.

(emphasis mine)

Hopefully they’ll upgrade their very very crappy data offering and have something unlimited at a decent price. If not it kind of defeats the purpose, I’d just buy it without data plan and use the wifi.

but the company has historically offered smartphones to Canadians between 6-8 months after the device is released in the U.S., placing an introduction roughly between late 2007 and early 2008.


(via cfd)

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Boris January 12, 2007

Steve says:
“These are devices that need to work, and you can’t do that if you load any software on them,” he said. “That doesn’t mean there’s not going to be software to buy that you can load on them coming from us. It doesn’t mean we have to write it all, but it means it has to be more of a controlled environment.”

transaltion: we 0wn j00

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