Telecom trims iPhone up-front costs

Telecom has trimmed the up-front cost of several models of iPhone for customers who sign to a 24-month plan.

Handset price cuts range from $19 to $50.

At the same time, the carrier has increased the up-front of the mostly highly specc'd iPhone on its top plan by $49.

(Click to zoom. New charges apply from Feb 1)

Telecom is now charging $149 up-front for an iPhone 4S 16GB on a 24-month, $80/month plan with 200 voice minutes, 300 txts and 1GB of data. From February 1, that will drop to $99.

Vodafone is charging $649 up-front for an iPhone 4S 16GB on a 24-month, $85/month plan with 300 voice minutes, 2500 txts and 250MB of data.


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Hurrah it's an ad for Telecom.

Oh, wait... could we have some news too please?

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And their overseas coverage

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similar technology now (not cdma) so roam away

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similar technology now (not cdma) so roam away

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Dave, you are a chump.

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And Vodafone New Zealand 3G Coverage?

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This just shows how 'dumb' Vodafone's new Smart plans are. I left for XT last year and haven't looked back. Thoroughly enjoying my 1GB $80 plan and the $900 discount on an iPhone 4S 32GB which I gave to my partner.
Vodafone are just slipping further and further behind in value for money and data allowances.

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