So after the whole Note 7 situation, there were rumours that the company would take their millions of devices, refurbish them and then sell them back out in the wild.
It sounded plausible. What else are they going to do with so many unused units?
Well, the rumour turned to truth yesterday.
However, in Canada, similar to the US, the statement has come from above that:
“Samsung Electronics Canada will not be offering refurbished Galaxy Note7 devices for rent or sale in Canada.”
So, it's pretty clear. We won't be getting refurbished units in Canada for our markets. Which makes a lot of sense. It would be pretty hard to 'clear the air' after that situation. Public trust has been harmed and it would only debase the situation to