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    Headlines - Orange to offer free Eee PCs with mobile broadband contracts

    Thinking of bagging yourself a netbook? Hold on just a little, next month Orange will be giving away free Eee PCs to new mobile broadband customers.
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    Re: Headlines - Orange to offer free Eee PCs with mobile broadband contracts

    netbook
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    Re: Headlines - Orange to offer free Eee PCs with mobile broadband contracts

    Kinda like getting a handset for your mobile phone contract.....good thinking, but a 24 month contract isn't very charming, and whatever you get now will be obselete in 2 years time.

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    Re: Headlines - Orange to offer free Eee PCs with mobile broadband contracts

    Quote Originally Posted by ACiD303 View Post
    Kinda like getting a handset for your mobile phone contract.....good thinking, but a 24 month contract isn't very charming, and whatever you get now will be obselete in 2 years time.
    Not only the hardware, but the deal you'll get will be overpriced. In 2 years time mobile broadband will be half the price at least for higher caps/faster speed so long contracts are a double kick in the hide...

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    Re: Headlines - Orange to offer free Eee PCs with mobile broadband contracts

    Quote Originally Posted by ACiD303 View Post
    Kinda like getting a handset for your mobile phone contract.....good thinking, but a 24 month contract isn't very charming, and whatever you get now will be obselete in 2 years time.

    The EeePC 900 is obsolete now. The Atom-powered 901 arrived earlier this month.

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    Re: Headlines - Orange to offer free Eee PCs with mobile broadband contracts

    Personally, £25 a month, thats £600 for the 24 month tarrif - likely to be a 3-5GB allowance on data.

    Now, I can buy a 901 for £300 - then take up 3 Mobile Broadband on 5GB a month for 18 months at £7.50 a month (special offer on right now admittedly) but that works out at £135.

    So £600 to orange for the out of date netbook or a shop bought 901 WITH reciept to manage the warranty myself at £435 - thats not a bad markup Orange are getting there....
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