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Rogers to offer 36-month device financing option (UPDATED)


Many customers may want it, but is it contrary to the CRTC’s Code?TORONTO - Rogers Communications today said it will now offer customers the ability to pay for new devices over 24- or 36-month time frames, at $0 down with no interest.Wireless policy watchers will say immediately, of course, that the CRTC’s 2013 Wireless Code only effectively allows carriers to offer a maximum two-year contract to their customers. Telus wireless chief Jim Senko told Cartt.ca last week he believes the company can’t go any longer than the two-year financing offer it just launched – even though he’d like to extend...