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Old 08-22-2008, 07:43 AM   #1
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Here's my story.
Have been with orange for over three years.But after 15 months on my 12 month contract o2 almost got me with their iphone 3g.
So i went to the store where friend of mine works ( so i could get 30% discount on the line rental ) but somehow i haven't passed the credit check (i reckon it's because the property that i'm renting at the moment -i suspect that previous tenant's havent paid all the bills). So that got me really upset,so i rang orange and tried the usual trick of pretending that i'm about to leave the network to get as much as i can from them.As i spoke to the girl from cs,i gave her the deal details that i would get from o2 (also mentioned the 30% discount).After waiting politely for 3 minutes , she came back to me with what sounded a great : 600 minutes , 500 messages blackberry email and internet ,free blackberry bold and all of that for 22.50 per month.
She got me already with the above deal , but to my surprise after further 5 minutes of conversation she said that she is able to do it all for 17.50 yes guys thats 17.50 per month for a free handset , more than enough minutes and messages an blackberry service.
That's my first Blackberry handset , but to enjoy it have to wait till 6pm for the delivery
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Ps.Sorry guys for such a long post , but wanted to share with you my experience.

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Old 08-22-2008, 08:02 AM   #2
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Great deal, and welcome to the Forums.
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Old 08-22-2008, 08:10 AM   #3
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Well done! All about talking to Orange retentions, they have the power to do anything.

For me it was:

Free bold, free bluetooth headset (don't ask don't get!), free insurance, 1100 mobile & international minutes, 200 texts, unlimited landline minutes, unlimited data, BES functionality, orange world traveller, for 30 a month

"Hang on sir I will put you through to retentions" - YES!!!
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That is excellent. 17.50 is roughly $35!!

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