Apple forgot about Canada

Discussion in 'Apple, Inc and Tech Industry' started by Eric Lewis, Sep 14, 2007.

  1. Eric Lewis macrumors 68020

    Eric Lewis

    Feb 4, 2007
    CANADA? eh?
    We have no iTunes video content here (no tvshows/movies)

    we have no iPhone!

    and we have more expensive products cause the us/cnd exchange rate is things here are way more money!

  2. maestrokev macrumors 6502a


    Apr 23, 2007
    No shows on iTunes Canada until government resolves copyright issues.

    Blame Cdn carriers for lack of iPhone. When they can offer data plans like the US the iPhone will come.
  3. johnmartin78 macrumors regular


    Feb 10, 2007
    The iTunes video issue is because of the Canadian content laws here,it's our governments fault not Apple to be honest.

    Not having the iPhone here is because Rogers screwed it up for themselves.They tried to play hardball with Apple and Apple just said see you later.
  4. quigleybc macrumors 68030


    Jun 17, 2005
    Beautiful Vancouver British Columbia, Canada
    Apple vs Canada is making me hate my Country.

    pisses me off so bad.....

    Ya I wish there was more Content on the ITMS...but whatever.

    but the lack of the iPhone while people literally 45 minutes away are having a good ol time....I think I snapped a few weeks ago. I don't want the iPod touch...feels like sloppy seconds.

    I'm on Rogers, I actually signed up for Rogers two years ago cuz I knew the iPhone would eventually come out, and I wanted to be ready and sign up for the only carrier that would have the iPhone. Well everything panned out, except for my faith in Rogers....:rolleyes:

    My contract runs out on new year day.....if there is no CA iPhone by then, i'm just gonna not have a cell phone anymore...People can f'n Email me..

    Now that the hack is out, and an Iphone can be used with Rogers, I am trying to figure out what the data plans are for Rogers, and I have no idea, their plans are confusing as hell. And what happens if I use the iPhone on my current Rogers plan, because I don't have a data plan....that seems to me like the only way to avoid having a massive phone bill...wish I knew someone that is using the iPhone in CA after the hack
  5. flopticalcube macrumors G4


    Sep 7, 2006
    In the velcro closure of America's Hat
    Couldn't agree more, quigleybc. The federal gov't has to step in and slap the CRTC around a little. Carriers in Canada have been getting away with blue murder for far too long. It took a long and arduous campaign by Virgin just to get us to have transferable phone numbers. Who gives a **** if cell carriers remain in Canadian hands? Open up the industry and let in some competition.
  6. cprail macrumors newbie

    Sep 3, 2007
    And the french content on canadian apple website is really poor...
  7. Drile macrumors member

    Apr 30, 2005
    At least your prices are fair in your Apple store. Oh wait...
  8. cprail macrumors newbie

    Sep 3, 2007
    And don't forget federal (and provincial) taxes in addition to the prices...

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