SIM cards for Freerunner (was Free Runner price vs iphone 3G price)
joseph at pfeifferfamily.net
Wed Jun 11 21:33:59 CEST 2008
>On 11 Jun 2008, at 15:44, Joe Pfeiffer wrote:
>> Did you get a lower price on your contract than you would have with a
>> phone? Yes, they would have let me pay for a subsidized phone without
>> giving me the phone...
>Where the heck are you?
>To the British it is quite *obvious* that a contract without a phone
US. To me, it's quite obvious that a contract without a phone
*should* be cheaper, but that's a long way from "is" (it actually
worked out for the best, since I've had a working phne all these
months as a result).
>The most obvious example of this is that one can choose how much to
>pay up front - on can choose the phone "for free" with one set of
>tariffs, or pay £75 on purchase and get the same number of minutes
>for £10 a month less (on an 18-month contract, for example). One can
>also get much cheaper contracts when no phone purchase is involved.
I haven't seen anything like that here. The plan costs what it costs;
you can pay varying amounts up front for different phones.
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