Free iPad 16GB WiFi + 3G Model on 24 Month Contract
The Softbank carrier has pushed out a subsidized iPad 16GB WiFi + 3G deal that allows folk to pick the iPad up for free in the japan.
This deal required users to sign up for a 24 month. this deal will be contract base deal and pay out ¥4,725 per month which converts to about $56 at todays exchange rate.
Number of networks are looking at subsidizing the iPad recently. in the UK, four of the major networks have already announced deals to knock the price of the iPad down when signing up for a contract.
companies are realising that 30 day rolling contracts are not good enough to retain customers, so that customers sign them up to 18 or 24 months.
We will be hear with more of this over the coming year.