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Virgin Mobile Canada to offer iPhone 3G, 3GS

Virgin Mobile Canada has announced that it will launch the iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS in its Virgin Mobile retail stores and online in the coming months. Although no further details were provided in the official announcement, Canadian mobile news site MobileSyrup suggests that the handset will launch on the carrier in February 2010, and also believes pricing will be similar to that offered by the phone’s other Canadian carriers, with a three-year contract. The iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS are currently available in Canada through Rogers/Fido, Bell Canada, and Telus.

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1

Amazing that you guys in the States get screwed on carrier restrictions (1), and we’ll now have 5 options. Being 1/10 the market seems to help ;-) Of course our plans are a little more $.

Posted by Warren Piece on November 19, 2009 at 5:24 PM (CST)

2

what’s the point of having four companies carry the phone if they all have 3 year contracts (only), the same rates to within 5%  and the same crap customer service?

Posted by hugo on November 19, 2009 at 11:03 PM (CST)

3

Virgin only have CDMA phones, what does this mean ?

Posted by GL on November 20, 2009 at 9:39 AM (CST)

4

GL - Bell Canada owns Virgin. So - offering a Virgin version of its iPhone won’t be a problem. Bell Solo is on its way out, and Virgin will replace it. Much like how Rogers owns FIDO. So there are _actually_ 3 real providers… Rogers/Fido, Bell/Virgin, Telus/KUDO

Posted by Warren piece on November 20, 2009 at 9:49 AM (CST)

5

Well Since Bell Owns Virgin Mobile canada anyone getting an iPHONE from bell will be using the BELLUS network as we all know Bell and Telus Joined forces to build the data network… so really there BELLUS and ROGERS

Posted by WGR on November 26, 2009 at 9:33 PM (CST)

6

hey….i live in manitoba….
and i have a question….
will it only be for the 3 month plan
or will you be able to buy it
juss like that like the iPhone 3GS
is $700?

Posted by Candian Person on December 2, 2009 at 4:50 PM (CST)

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