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Rogers Released Data Pricing For The iPhone

Rogers Communications Inc. finally released their data pricing plans for the iPhone.

According to Rogers voice and data plans will start at $60 per month when the device arrives in Canada, July 11. All iPhone plans are based on a three-year contract.

Rogers Wireless and its sister service Fido are offering four pricing levels. The cheapest plan, for $60, includes 150 minutes of voice calling (unlimited Evenings and weekends) with 400 megabytes of data; 75 sent text messages with unlimited incoming text messages and visual voicemail messages.

Three other plans are available: a $75 package that includes 300 minutes of phone calls with 750 MB data and 100 sent text messages; a $100 package that includes 600 minutes of phone calls with 1 GB of data and 200 sent text messages, and $115 per month for 800 minutes of phone calls, with 2 GB of data and 300 sent text messages.

Also iPhone consumers will have have a free access to Rogers and Fido Wi-Fi hotspots, as well as an identical plan from Fido.

Rogers Wireless will also offer two voice value packs for popular wireless features: a $15 monthly value pack including Caller ID, Who Called, Caller Ring Trax, 2,500 Sent Text Messages and 2,500 Call Forwarding Minutes; and a $20 monthly value pack including Caller ID, Who Called, Caller Ring Trax, 10,000 Sent Text Messages and 6:00 p.m. Early Evening Calling and 2,500 Call Forwarding Minutes.

Rogers Communications (TSX: RCI; NYSE: RG) is a diversified Canadian communications and media company engaged in four primary lines of business. Rogers Wireless is Canada's largest wireless voice and data communications services provider and the country's only carrier operating on the world standard GSM/GPRS/EDGE technology platform. Rogers Cable is Canada's largest cable television provider offering cable television, high-speed Internet access, voice over cable telephony services and video retailing.