Shocking pricing from New Zealand’s vodafone, the first country to launch the iPhone 3G. A $200 iPhone? More like $2,000-$5,000 after charges.
As ReadWriteWeb points out:
Carrier greed worldwide is probably the major reason why the Mobile Web is struggling to take off.
You can’t blame them for trying to make some money while they still can, because that scraping sound is the rats trying to secure stowage on a sinking ship.