I almost chocked....

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  1. ^^ CoolMacLover macrumors regular

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    When i found out Telstra chargers iPhone users $150 to unlock their iPhone! :mad: Ok I'd understand if I was on a plan, but I brought it outright I have the right to have it unlocked for free. AND! When i started to say this to the person, they HUNG UP! Urgh... Im going to ring them again and yell at them. :p
     
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    wow. thats telstra for you. ring and abuse friend :D

    its fun to do!
     
  3. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem

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    I dunno about Telstra but that sounds terrible. Even AT&T will unlock for free; or they did when I traveled.
     
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    you dont want to know. they are a private company and therefore only chase you for money - they dont care about service quaility.

    i LOATH THEM
     
  5. calvy macrumors 65816

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    They unlocked your iPhone for you? wow
     
  6. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem

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    Yes when I went to London AT&T unlocked for free, no questioned asked. I had a Cingular 8125.
     
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    So no. They didn't unlock your iPhone for you.
     
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    should be the same throughout. cant believe that they are able to be so phone-ist like that!
     
  9. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem

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    No they will as I was considering another London visit. I called and they will. Then again, I've been a customer for 10+ years and I am out of contract.
     
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    lucky you! but this thread is about bad mobile companies hahahaha ;) :D :p
     
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    lol you know im kidding right :D :cool:

    donno about tico tho, those poms can be a bit funny sometimes (kidding kidding) ;) :p

    back on topic: anybody know how much telstra charges to unlock a normal mobile? i didnt think it was that much!

    oh jess: why would the phone companies even bother having phones locked if its free to unlock? they may as well just leave them unlocked! im confused by that.
     
  13. ^^ CoolMacLover thread starter macrumors regular

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    Haha. When i call them ill make sure to call them phone-ists :cool:
     
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    please do. i cant believe that they charge way more for the iphone then any normal phone!
     
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    The other thing i hate about them is, with their new update *carrier update* they removed the option to change the info to go onto the internet from phone. So now, all my credit gets used up by mail... and etc. *Stupid pre-pay* :mad:

    *shifty eyes* Ill unlock it my own way... :p
     
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    whut!? serious!?!?

    you cant go on the internet? that is rediculous!!

    for sure! do it!
     
  17. ^^ CoolMacLover thread starter macrumors regular

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    No, they turned the settings off so I CANT turn the internet off on it. So the App store gets info, mail, apps etc. They all use the internet through Telstra, so from $30 credit, I'm down to $5 once all my apps get the info. :mad:
     
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    wow.. thats even worse then what i thought it originally was.

    like... im speechless...
     
  19. Resist macrumors 68030

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    Did the OP mean to say "Choked", instead of "Chocked"?
     
  20. DoFoT9 macrumors P6

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    yes lol
     
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    Bloody Telstra. Well, I have no personal gripe with them, except perhaps how they rip of the elderly or the less savvy shoppers, really who else would pay so much for their services.

    Tell you what, they had this sweet talking salesman come around to my place, the deal he eventually offered to me was somewhere in the range of half their online standard rates. HALF! And it was still too bloody expensive.

    Also, sorry to hear about your predicament OP, that seriously effing sucks. Give 'em a piece of your mind.
     
  22. The General macrumors 601

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    no, they won't
     
  23. DoFoT9 macrumors P6

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    or even the most tech savvy of people ;) (me and my family). we are basically forced to use them (want ADSL2+).

    WTH! half price! oh my! thats amazing... but yea its still expensive. i know that they have recently decreased their prices, but its seriously NOT GOOD ENOUGH.
    :mad:
     
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    In this case, all I can give you is my sympathies :( And if it helps, may I suggest you start up some sort of charity to pay for those Telstra services?

    Heh, the original pricing was about $200 (Cable Extreme 25GB, 2 phone lines, one line with the super ultimate call package which by itself is about $70). offered to me at about $110-120 iirc.

    Not bad, considering. I don't want them to fail, I'd like them to be friendlier, after all the family does have some stock from T1.

    It's sad that even consumer loyalty is completely thrown out.

    We've been with Optus for as long as I remember for our family's mobiles, I wonder what we deal we can get out of them once the new iPhones come out.
     
  25. DoFoT9 macrumors P6

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    i got a new job, i guess that counts haha!

    WOW! :eek: cable sucks but. sharing speeds with neighbours? NO THANKYOU. lol. we dont have cable here :( not that i care.

    they are on the ASX - goodluck getting that to happen ;)

    hope all is well.
     

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