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Submission + - Rogers to be charging for incoming texts (www.cbc.ca)

iSzabo writes: In my inbox I see that +4768 sent me the following:
Rogers svc msg: As of July 7/09 received txt msgs will be $0.15/msg. 2enjoy free rec'd texts get a Text Pack at or 4 more info see rogers.com/recdtxt

From CBC (http://www.cbc.ca/consumer/story/2009/05/05/rogers-text.html):
Rogers Wireless said Tuesday it would begin charging 15 cents for each incoming text message for customers without message plans, beginning on July 7.
The move comes about nine months after rival carriers Bell and Telus made similar changes in their policies.
Rogers spokesperson Liz Hamilton said the decision is in keeping with changes in pricing policies among wireless carriers in both Canada and in the United States.

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