Even as Canada's Rogers Communications and Germany's T-Mobile compete to offer the worst voice and data plans for the iPhone 3G, Hutchison Global Communications on Monday unveiled what may be the best.
"We believe the (minimum price) plan is comfortable enough for average data users," a Hutchison spokesperson told the Dow Jones Newswire, adding that 500 megabytes will allow users to send 250,000 emails or browse Apple's Web site 2,000 times. (link)
Bottom line in U.S. dollars: Including the cost of the phone, Hong Kong residents will pay between $955 and $1,532 over the life of a 24 month contract.
Some comparisons (all expressed in U.S. dollars for the equivalent of a 2-year contract):
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