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Topic: O2

Apple adds carrier billing as option for iTunes purchases in Germany

10/27/2015, 11:10 am

Apple is now reportedly offering carrier billing as a way of paying for iTunes purchases, beginning with the German branch of wireless carrier O2.


Briefly: T-Mobile cable, Mac OS X 10.6.5, iPad download speeds

11/05/2010, 10:11 pm

T-Mobile confirmed the mysterious iPhone charge cable it will begin selling in the U.S. is for roaming European customers. Also, Apple released yet another build of Mac OS X 10.6.5, and, finally, a new report alleges the iPad performs better on a home Wi-Fi access point than a 4G hotspot.


Apple brings unlocked, contract-free iPhone to Germany

10/28/2010, 01:10 am

As T-Mobile loses its iPhone exclusivity in Germany to O2 and Vodafone, Apple has begun offering the iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 unlocked without a contract to German customers, with the 16GB iPhone 4 model selling for 629 euros.


Vodafone iPhone 4 could launch in Germany Oct. 28

10/06/2010, 01:10 am

Deutsche Telekom will lose its iPhone 4 exclusivity in Germany when Vodafone begins selling the smartphone on Oct. 28, a new report claims.


iPhone expected to become multi-carrier in Germany by October

09/03/2010, 04:09 pm

Another prominent exclusive arrangement with Apple for the iPhone is expected to conclude in a matter of months, when it is anticipated that Deutsche Telekom will lose sole access to the iPhone in Germany.


UK Police bust global iPhone crime ring

08/19/2010, 01:08 am

City of London detectives have arrested 9 suspected members of a fraud conspiracy involving thousands of stolen iPhones and millions of pounds worth of fraudulent phone charges.


O2 says iPhone strained London network as China sales top 300K

12/29/2009, 08:12 am

U.S.-based AT&T isn't the only wireless carrier to see its network come under heavy strain due to the popularity of the iPhone. Meanwhile, Apple's official provider for the handset in China this week reportedly reached the 300,000 unit sales mark.


Tesco undercuts other UK operators with £20 iPhone monthly plan

12/10/2009, 10:12 am

Tesco, the largest retail store in the U.K., has announced that its base plan for the iPhone will cost just £20 ($32.54) per month, which is a third lower than competing carriers.


Apple's iPhone to be sold by largest U.K. retailer, Tesco

11/25/2009, 08:11 am

Tesco, the largest chain of stores in the U.K., announced Wednesday it will soon sell Apple's iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS for use through the O2 network.


End of iPhone exclusivity means boosted sales in Europe

11/23/2009, 11:11 am

As exclusive contracts for the iPhone begin to expire throughout Europe, sales of Apple's handset have increased dramatically thanks to expansion to multiple carriers.


Vodafone to sell Apple's iPhone in UK, too

09/29/2009, 07:09 am

Vodafone has reached an agreement to sell the iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS in the U.K. and Ireland, an announcement that came just a day after Orange revealed it would also sell the handset.


Apple's iPhone abroad: Orange UK to sell; China debut in October

09/28/2009, 07:09 am

When O2's exclusive contract for the iPhone expires this year, Orange will also offer the handset in the U.K.; and China Unicom will offer Apple's iPhone for $732.50 on October 1.


Proposed Orange-T-Mobile merger centered around iPhone

09/08/2009, 02:09 pm

Two British wireless carriers hope to merge and create the nation's largest network, partially in a bid to grab Apple's attention and earn the right to sell the iPhone.


Apple abroad: T-Mobile iPhone in UK; Mexican iTunes Music Store

08/04/2009, 11:08 am

A new report alleges that T-Mobile U.K. is secretly supplying the iPhone 3G unlocked, but only to its highest spending customers who threaten to transfer to another wireless carrier.


iPhone SMS exploit patch expected this weekend

07/31/2009, 10:07 am

A day after experts revealed a major text message-based security flaw in the iPhone, the BBC reports that Apple is expected to release a fix for the exploit through iTunes on Saturday.


U.K. regulatory board backs Apple App Store ad claims

07/30/2009, 11:07 am

The U.K. Advertising Standards Authority ruled this week that Apple has the right to say in commercials that there is software for "just about everything" on its iPhone App Store.


Reports say iPhone could be coming to British T-Mobile

07/15/2009, 08:07 am

Multiple sources are reporting that that T-Mobile U.K. is in talks with Apple to bring the iPhone 3G – last year’s model – to its mobile service, taking away the phone’s exclusivity from competing carrier O2.


Developer shows working iPhone 3.0 tethering over USB

03/18/2009, 06:03 pm

Confirming what Apple had hinted at in its iPhone 3.0 presentation, a developer has successfully, if unintentionally, enabled data tethering on the new iPhone firmware.


BlackBerry Storm debuts with app store, Mac suite on the way

10/07/2008, 08:10 pm

Research in Motion has launched its very first touchscreen smartphone -- and promises to shadow Apple's iTunes App Store while also providing an official utility to sync its phones with Macs.


Nokia answers iPhone's blows with its first touchscreen phone

10/02/2008, 07:10 pm

After more than a year without a direct competitor to the iPhone, Nokia on Thursday fired back with a phone that it hopes will better Apple's now widespread device -- albeit with a delayed launch and a few other catches.