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Thread: Canadian Carrier Telus Slashes iPhone 4 Price to $99

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    Default Canadian Carrier Telus Slashes iPhone 4 Price to $99


    Canadian Carrier Telus is the first carrier to slash the price of the iPhone 4 to CAD$99 ahead of the iPhone 5 launch.

    Users signing a 3-year plan (and I though two years was bad) with telus will see the price of the iPhone 4 drop from CAD$159.95 to CAD$99, but the offer is only available until September 7th. The end date to this deal seems a little odd considering the latest reports peg the iPhone 5 launch date on October 7th, with pre-orders starting September 28th or 29th.

    Other reports are claiming that Best Buy could be offering the iPhone 3GS for free with a two-year plan starting August 22nd in conjunction with a major promotion leading up to the new iPhone's launch.

    This is only the beginning to what is likely going to be a very long month of waiting and retail and carrier specials.

    Source: MacRumors

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    for those who arent from canada, telus is pretty ******. and 50 dollars gets u nothing. caller id, 100 minutes, unlimited txt, and 500 mb of data, very minimal, but whatever, this is good i guess lol

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    Wouldn't 99.99 Canadian still be around 149.99 American

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    Quote Originally Posted by donkeykongking View Post
    for those who arent from canada, telus is pretty ******. and 50 dollars gets u nothing. caller id, 100 minutes, unlimited txt, and 500 mb of data, very minimal, but whatever, this is good i guess lol
    Not True, A Standard $50 plan gets you 400 Minutes, Unlimited Text/Picture Messaging, 500 MB of Data, Unlimited Social Networking and caller ID

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    Meh...

    I'll start getting excited when I start hearing details WORTH getting excited about.

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    Quote Originally Posted by eightyk88 View Post
    Wouldn't 99.99 Canadian still be around 149.99 American
    Ummmm....ya no. Try using a currency conversion site next time. $99.99CAD is roughly $101.30 American.

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    Just one problem, Telus is a joke. They're owned by Bell
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    3 years is too long to be locked into a contract. Period.

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    i signed up with Mobilicity and got a $25 unlimited plan including data. I tether my iPhone 4 to it lol! $50 is a rip-off.
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    damn 3 years??

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    Quote Originally Posted by ipodtouchman77 View Post
    3 years is too long to be locked into a contract. Period.
    With most Canadian carriers, contracts are 3 years but you can get a upgrade after 2 for the same price as a new contract

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    i wonder, how many canandian carriers officially offer the iphone?

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    Quote Originally Posted by daytonaviolet View Post
    i wonder, how many canandian carriers officially offer the iphone?
    Telus
    Bell Canada
    Rogers
    Virgin Mobile
    Fido
    Koodo
    Wind Mobile

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    so does this i could get one for $99 (or whateva in NZ$) and use it in NZ? on vodafone

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    Quote Originally Posted by iphonogasm View Post
    so does this i could get one for $99 (or whateva in NZ$) and use it in NZ? on vodafone
    Well you'd have to sign a contract in Canada, so no, not really.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PolishHacker View Post
    Telus
    Bell Canada
    Rogers
    Virgin Mobile
    Fido
    Koodo
    Wind Mobile
    Wind does not have the iPhone

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    You can't buy a subsidized iPhone from the Big 3 (Rogers, Bell and Telus) without a 3 year contract. They are all in Cahoots with no competition, offering the same plans at the same price point.

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    Quote Originally Posted by noxes View Post
    You can't buy a subsidized iPhone from the Big 3 (Rogers, Bell and Telus) without a 3 year contract. They are all in Cahoots with no competition, offering the same plans at the same price point.
    Telus isn't as big as Fido...
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    Quote Originally Posted by crash8668 View Post
    Wind does not have the iPhone
    lol.. perhaps thats what i should of asked in my area, there are only 2 GSM carriers and only one of them has the 3G freq which the iphone uses. so, only one GSM carrier for the iphone. but we also have CDMA version.

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    Living in Canada sucks!!!!!!!!lol

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