Free Mobile customers complain of phone financing problems

Monday 28 May 2012 | 09:35 CET | News
French operator Free Mobile customers have been running into difficulties when they find that rather than paying for a new phone in instalments they are forced to come up with the full amount up front, reports magazine 60 Millions de Consommateurs. The problem has affected dozens of customers, on whose checking accounts were drawn hundreds of Euros in a single transaction. Free Mobile works with Credit Agricole Consumer Finance to allow its subscribers to buy handsets in instalments at a 9.99 percent interest rate. A 16GB iPhone 4S, for example, costs EUR 618.61 over two years, versus EUR 562

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Companies: Free Mobile
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