Monday, April 14, 2008
Some Foreigners Pay Big Deposits for Phone Contracts in Finland
Persons with foreign backgrounds may have to pay deposits of up to 600 euros before a Finnish mobile phone operator takes them on as a customer, reports the newspaper Savon Sanomat. DNA, Saunalahti and Elisa can ask for deposits of hundreds of euros. The money, which they can hold onto for up to a year, does not collect interest.
Posted by Bad News at 11:35 PM