To say the exploding Samsung Galaxy Note7 has been a fiasco is an understatement. All along though, Samsung has tried to do the right thing by their customers. After the recall, there are still some Galaxy Note7s in the wild and as such Samsung have today announced that Australian network services for the Galaxy Note7 will be discontinued from December 15.
The move comes in cooperation with local network providers, and as part of Samsung’s ongoing safety measures to recover all Galaxy Note7 devices still being used by customers. Customers still using their Note 7 will receive a push notification today of this upcoming cutoff, and will continue to receive notifications before having their network access blocked completely on December 15.
Once again, and I can’t believe we still need to be saying this, Samsung (and us here at Ausdroid) urge all customers still using a Galaxy Note7 to power down their device and return it to the place of purchase. To apologise for the inconvenience Samsung are offering, for those who exchange their Note7 for a Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge, a refund for the difference between the two resale prices AND a “specific partner offer to the value of $250”.
It seems that Samsung are doing all they can to make good on the whole Galaxy Note7 debacle. For more information head over to the Samsung website.