International iPhone 4 carrier plans and rates

What you'll pay for an iPhone 4 on Rogers/Fido, more to come!

International carriers are finally starting to release their iPhone 4 plans and rates, and as more countries now have multiple providers and unlocked iPhones, does that mean things will be more competitive than ever?

Nope. You say monopoly, I say oligopoly, they'll still take every penny they can.

We'll post them as we find them, and if you've come across the plans and rates in your area, drop them in the comments and we'll add them here.

Canada, Rogers/Fido

Rogers/Fido has just put up a post detailing upgrade costs, along with a tool to find out what you're eligible for. In addition, they're once again offering a special $30/6GB data plan for a limited time, and are also adding a $20 option to share your iPhone 4 data with your iPad.

Now I'm no math wiz but I do know $20 for sharing data compared to $30 for doubling it doesn't sound like a great deal... yet. Let's hope Rogers improves on that asap.

[Rogers]

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Anthony Yuen says:

I am in Hong Kong and there are three Apple authorized dealers selling iPhone 4 starting at midnight on 29 July. The carriers' plans are roughly similar with price subsidy of iPhone 4 and you may refer to their official webpage for details:
Smartone-Vodafone: http://www.smartone-vodafone.com/jsp/iPhone4/english/price.jsp
3 HK: http://iphone.three.com.hk/website/en/iplan.html
HK CSL - This carrier provides services under two bandnames:
1010: http://tequilahk.youdomain.com/1010/eng/serviceplan/index.html
One2free: http://tequilahk.youdomain.com/one2free/eng/serviceplan/index.html
In addition, Apple (HK) has announced they will sell iPhone 4 at the on-line store starting from today but the website has yet announced further details.
All iPhone 4 sold in HK, either through carriers or Apple on-line store, are unlocked.

Glenn Dwyer says:

These are the details from the biggest carrier in Australia Telstra.
http://www.telstra.com.au/mobile/phones/iphone/

The Dave says:

$20 for sharing vs $30 for doubling might not seem like a great deal, but if you're only using a relatively small percentage of the data available to either device across both then it's a nice plan.

Shane Blyth says:

New Zealand is a disaster. Last second the release hasn't happened. Apple won't comment and the carrier has pulled all reference to iPhone 4 off it's page. Maybe a blow up between vodafone and apple ? No ones talking.

speedracer99 says:

Bell Canada just released some details, which can be found here:
$159 for 16GB / 3 years
$269 for 32GB / 3 years
http://www.bell.ca/shopping/Apple-iPhone-4/90498.details?INT=MOBshophomeBANiPhone420100730lm_all

Artur says:

Here you go for Vodafone Portugalhttps://loja.vodafone.pt/homephone/iPhone/tarifario/
And Optimus Portugalhttp://loja.optimus.pt/Particulares/Movel/Telemoveis/I-Phone/Tarifarios
(there are 4 links named iPhone 50, iPhone 30, iPhone 15 and iPhone Total)

MojoVersion8 says:

Optus in Australia: http://personal.optus.com.au/web/ocaportal.portal?nfpb=true&pageLabel=Template_woRHS&FP=/personal/mobile/mobilephones/iPhone/iphoneplans&site=personal

Stephanie says:

Does anyone know if the 6b plan with bell is only available with a contract? I was planning on buying unlocked and not signing any contracts.

kumar says:

in HK, still no updates to buy from on-line apple store…

Cebu, Phils says:

@Anthony Yuen
Thanks for the info. I did research where to get an iPhone 4 in HKG. Which would you recommend over the others? Next I'll need to find hotel near that shop. Any suggestions?
Thanks again,
JM

srâz says:

I'm in South Africa. No iPhone 4 scheduled for release anytime soon. Even when it does, it'll be priced higher than just about anywhere else in the world. We'll likely still pay more for the 3GS than you do for iPhone 4. Whoever you are, just be glad you have it better than we do. No hint of iPad either. sniff. sniff. sob...

AJ says:

Telus isn't offering anything. I called in and you have to be 24-months into your contract to get any sort of upgrade. What a ripoff. Even Rogers is giving early upgrades. Not impressed whatsoever. Telus has dropped the ball on their first true iPhone launch.

Nick says:

BTW, there is a great app to control your mobile internet traffic usage - Download Meter:
http://www.hedonicsoft.com/prod/iphone/download-meter/
It's among top 10 Paid utilities in 40 countries in the world.
So you'll be able to decide what data plan would be enough for you.

Michelle says:

Thank @Kumar for this info.

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