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Old 01-16-2006, 02:10 PM   #93 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by barjohn
I also asked about broken screens when someone inadvertantly drops the unit and was told that RIM does perform out of warranty or non warranty repairs. It is usually handled through the carrier but if that proves impossible it can be handled directly through RIM. They are looking into making screens available to a third party repair organization. I will keep you informed.
thanks barjohn! any idea how much a repair like that might cost? when it first happened to me, I had contacted cingular and they were trying to charge me $220 when I had only paid $199 for the 8700 (thanks to an ibm discount). I'd be willing to pay up to $100 but would LOVE it between $50-75.