Softbank Dramatically Cuts Monthly Fees For IPhone 3G In Japan

Posted: Aug 5 2008, 3:43am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 9:52am CDT, in News | Technology News

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Softbank reduces the monthly fees for the iPhone 3G in Japan. Softbank says that they want to reach a broader customer base with the new much lower rates.
The new monthly fee is 2,990 yen (~$27). It was 7,280 yen (~$67) before, which means Softbank cut the price by over 50%. The price-cut stems mostly from a reduced price of the data flat rate. This is very aggressive pricing and will definitely draw more customers to switch to the iPhone. Heck, I am thinking about moving to Japan that how low this monthly iPhone 3G rate is.
Via this Softbank announcement (Japanese).

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