T-Mobile Named Apple iPhone Carrier In Germany
As expected, Apple has named Deutsche Telekom’s T-Mobile as the exclusive iPhone carrier in Germany. Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO, made the announcement in Berlin alongside Deutsche Telekom executives. Jobs stated that the iPhone will be released on November 9th, the same day that O2 debuts the UK iPhone, and will cost â‚¬399, about $558.
The phone comes saddled with a lengthy two-year T-Mobile contract, a somewhat unusual subscription length for Europe. Europeans will also be turned off with the fact that the iPhone is not 3G compatible. However, Jobs stated that future iPhone models will be 3G compatible, which should hamper sales further.
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