“Apple has joined forces with Orange to offer a package of broadband internet and computer hire to French consumers,” Matt Chapman reports for vnunet.com.
Chapman reports, “The two firms plan to hire out a MacBook laptop and provide a 1Mbps broadband connection for just €2 (£1.34) a day.”
“Apple and Orange hope that the €60 (£40) a month deal will appeal to younger French citizens who do not typically buy microcomputers or subscribe to broadband internet services,” Chapman reports.
Chapman reports, “Apple will take €35 of the €60 fee to cover the €418 cost of the entry-level MacBook and the technical support.”
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