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Issues with the Saudi iPhone 2: Mobily support

“Issues with the Saudi iPhone” series returns. Last time we talked about the lack of Arabic in the Apple iPhone and now we finally have Arabic support on iPhone 3.0 software. Let’s talk about another major issue with the iPhone 3G in Saudi Arabia: Mobily. Some can say that UAE’s Etisalat have similar issues. The locked iPhone 3G Mobily employees ...

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Mobily ruins the iPhone 3G’s first month?

I am subscribed to the iPhone 3G 8GB Postpaid 99 bundle. I paid 2,255SR for the iPhone 3G and 99SR for the first month, even though it’s a postpaid plan I PREPAID. That’s the first oddity. Now I got a bill for 146SR which includes what’s called “package rental monthly fee” of 123.75SR and 31.88MB internet usage for 65.4SR?! Haven’t ...

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Issues with the Saudi iPhone 1: Arabic Support

This is the first of a series of posts highlighting the issues with the Apple iPhone 3G in Saudi Arabia by Mobily. We hope it will help Apple and Mobily to improve the iPhone 3G experience in Saudi Arabia. Update: Apple will preview their next iPhone OS update, version 3.0 in a few days. We hope for Arabic support soon! ...

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iPhone 3G with Mobily: Only for VIP?

We reported earlier about new Mobily iPhone 3G bundles, the new bundles had an asterisk on each one with “* Conditions and terms apply” in the footer. What Mobily did not reveal was what those terms and conditions are. You had to go to a Mobily store and ask them. But apparently most customers can only get the original 99SR ...

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