02-03-2010, 04:35 AM
| | Re: Telstra's $80 "all you can eat" iPhone plan - but only for businesses...
> Just read a flyer from Telstra. It has a business plan for iPhone
> 3GS. Zero bux up front, $80 a month
That aint cheap if the contract time is the usual 2 years.
> and it includes a fair swag of data, too. But it's only for business customers.
> I was a tad disappointed that something similar for non-business
> customers isn't available. None of the iPhone plans, all of which
> require a fair few bux up front have any real data allowance.
> Some have 10 bux worth, which when you're using a
> smartphone for what it is intended is bugger all.
> Why is data over mobile phone networks so expensive?
It isnt with 3.
It isnt that much more expensive with the others either.
> Does it cost more to maintain a wireless network than it does for a landline based one?