toggle

AAPL Stock: 100.89 ( -0.65 )

Printed from http://www.macnn.com

Rogers jacks up iPhone Value Pack costs, adds MMS

updated 10:20 am EDT, Tue June 2, 2009

Rogers iPhone Value Packs

Canadian carrier Rogers has made some significant alterations to its iPhone Value Packs, which supplement the the basic voice and data plans for Apple's handheld with features like call display and text messaging. Of significance is that the Smartphone and Visual Voicemail packs are now $20 per month, having formerly cost $15. The Smartphone pack provides "enhanced" voicemail instead of the iPhone-native Visual format.

All of the packs, however, have been upgraded with unlimited MMS messaging, a preparation in advance of the feature's debut in iPhone 3.0 firmware. The change could signify that iPhone 3.0 is expected soon, possibly as early as Apple's WWDC event on June 8th. Rogers customers are also being given unlimited text messages with every pack, whereas the Smartphone and Visual Voicemail options were once restricted to 2,500 texts, whether sent or received.

Aside from MMS, the $35 Data Value Pack remains unchanged. Subscribers with any existing iPhone pack can continue to use them without paying new rates, but will miss out on MMS and unlimited texts. The new schemes take effect immediately.




by MacNN Staff

POST TOOLS:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

MacNN Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 projector

With high-definition televisions now the standard, 4K televisions becoming the next big thing, and plasma TVs going the way of the din ...

Life n Soul 8 Driver Bluetooth headphones

When it comes to music on the go, consumers generally have some options to consider when looking for the best experience. While Blueto ...

Pure Jongo T2 wireless speaker

Multi-room audio compatibility is a key metric for wireless sound systems these days. The entry cost into a house-spanning system can ...

toggle

Most Commented