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Old 11-09-2005, 08:54 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Finally something that is proven without rumour:

http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/st...4211813&EDATE=

or 'news.google.com' 'rogers 8700'

November 29'th... $499 on a three year term.
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Old 11-09-2005, 09:28 AM   #2 (permalink)
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is that a canadian 499?
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Yup, $499 CDN. Carriers do a pretty good job at ripping Canadians off, hence the Rogers Wireless nickname "Robbers Wireless" still very cool as its "Black" making it a true BlackBerry! Nerver really cared for the blue/slate colour of the 6200/7200 series... http://www.rogers.com/8700r
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Old 11-09-2005, 10:12 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Cingular is selling the device for $299 with a 1 or 2 year term. Rogers is selling it for $499 CAD ($420 USD) with a 3 year term?! I'd be pissed off if I was Canadian.

P.S. - I didn't realize the US Dollar was doing so poorly in the world market. The currency conversion used to be about 2:3 or 3:5 and now its almost 1:1.
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