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Topic: 3G iPhone

Orange to offer 3G iPhone in Africa, Mid East, and Europe

05/16/2008, 09:05 am

Orange, the exclusive provider of iPhones in France, announced Friday a new deal with Apple that will see it expand distribution and service of the device to additional European countries, the Middle East, and parts of Africa.


Mexican iPhone, iTunes June rumor; Wall Street retail; Boston unveiled

05/14/2008, 08:05 pm

Mexicans will get an iTunes Store to match the iPhone for a launch next month, according to one report. Also, the same may be true for Brazil; Apple may be close to securing its Wall Street store; and Apple has taken the wraps from its Boston store.


AT&T now limiting iPhone sales to one, requiring plastic

05/14/2008, 03:05 pm

AT&T in an internal memo to its retail department on Wednesday instated a couple of new policies regarding sales of Apple Inc.'s increasingly hard-to-find iPhone, primarily that customers are allowed to purchase only one of the handsets until further notice.


O2 fuels 3G iPhone frenzy as Bharti says deal signed for India

05/14/2008, 01:05 pm

Telefonica's O2 subsidiary, the exclusive provider of Apple's iPhone to the UK and Ireland, has stoked anticipation of a 3G model with fresh comments Wednesday. Meanwhile, Bharti Airtel has signed a deal that will make it the second iPhone provider in India.


AT&T to boost 3G speeds more than fivefold by 2009

05/14/2008, 11:05 am

AT&T said Wednesday it plans to boost the speed of its 3G wireless network to speeds of 20 megabits per second in 2009, paving the way for over-the-air downloads that are more than five times faster than what customers can achieve today.


Swiss iPhone announcement raises eyebrows given rumors

05/14/2008, 09:05 am

Swisscom on Wednesday confirmed it will begin selling Apple's iPhone in Switzerland this year, possibly bolstering a recent report on the matter which also stated that the handset would arrive with video conferencing and other fresh features.


Swiss iPhone rumor; BlackBerry Thunder; Apple gay-friendly

05/13/2008, 07:05 pm

Switzerland will be yet another carrier offering the 3G iPhone, claims a local newspaper. Meanwhile, rumors have surfaced of a "true" iPhone-slaying touchscreen BlackBerry; Google has launched a new iPhone reader beta; a study finds the iPhone still a small player on the web; and Apple has been deemed of the friendliest brands for gays and lesbians.


BlackBerry Bold stands as 3G iPhone's chief rival

05/12/2008, 07:05 pm

With the announcement of the first 3G BlackBerry compatible with the same high-speed networks as the upcoming 3G iPhone, Research in Motion has set itself up for what will likely be the defining smartphone battle of 2008.


New deals seen tripling Apple's addressable market for iPhone

05/12/2008, 12:05 pm

A flurry of new agreements between Apple and international wireless carriers has given American Technology Research higher conviction in the iPhone's near-term growth prospects, prompting an analyst at the firm to raise his price target on the company for the second time in as many weeks.


AT&T now showing "iPhone Black" model in device listing [u]

05/12/2008, 10:05 am

AT&T Wireless, Apple's exclusive iPhone provider in the United States, is now listing a second model of the iPhone in its device database called "iPhone Black," AppleInsider has been informed.


SingTel to offer iPhone out East; TIM chief says 3G model in June

05/12/2008, 09:05 am

Singapore-based SingTel has announced plans to offer Apple's iPhone in parts of Asia and Australia, while Telecom Italia Mobile's chief executive has pinpointed June as a time when Italians will be able to purchase a 3G model of the handset.


3G settings discovered in latest beta of iPhone firmware

05/10/2008, 11:05 pm

As if there were any doubt that Apple's next-generation iPhone would include support for 3G wireless networks, an inactive preference dialog extracted from the most recent beta of iPhone Software v2.0 may offer the most concrete evidence yet to that end.


O2 says Apple's iPhone "no longer available" [updated x2]

05/08/2008, 09:05 am

O2, Apple's exclusive iPhone wireless provider in the UK, in a message on its website early Thursday announced that both models of the first-generation handset are no longer available for purchase in the country.


America Movil to sell Apple's next-gen iPhone in Mexico

05/07/2008, 12:05 pm

America Movil, the largest mobile network operator and corporation in Latin America, said Wednesday it will begin selling Apple Inc.'s iPhone in Mexico and other parts of the region later this year.


NBC at iTunes UK; Caris and Piper outlooks; new '3G iPhone' photo

05/06/2008, 06:05 pm

NBC has tentatively dipped its toes back into iTunes' waters. Also, Caris & Company has raised its estimates for Apple; Piper Jaffray sees Vodafone as having no iPhone exclusives; iTunes France may be the next to have a full-fledged video store; and yet another alleged 3G iPhone photo has appeared at AppleInsider's door.


Apple to begin selling 3G iPhone in late June?

05/06/2008, 04:05 pm

Apple Inc. may begin selling its next-generation iPhone handset sometime on or after the third week of June, hints a recent memo from AT&T to its retail staffers.


Apple to offer iPhone in Italy through multiple carriers

05/06/2008, 09:05 am

Apple Inc. will apparently abandon its exclusive carrier model for iPhone sales alongside the release of a 3G model, as two Italian carriers have issued statements Tuesday claiming rights to distribute the iPhone later this year.


Vodafone inks deal with Apple to sell iPhone in ten countries

05/06/2008, 08:05 am

Vodafone, the world's largest mobile phone company in dollar sales, announced Tuesday that it has reached an agreement with Apple to sell the iPhone in ten of its markets beginning sometime this year.


Apple's cash; new 10.5.3 seed; 3G iPhone photos; Boston store size

05/05/2008, 05:05 pm

Apple's cash reserve is rapidly approaching that of Microsoft's. Meanwhile, Apple has seeded yet another build of its impending Mac OS X 10.5.3 update; some fresh photos of a purported 3G iPhone have appeared on an overseas discussion forum; and Apple's latest flagship retail store to open in Boston may be the company's largest yet.


iPhone SDK goes international, T-Mobile on 3G iPhone in Austria

05/05/2008, 11:05 am

Apple has started to make available to international developers its iPhone software developers kit (SDK). Meanwhile, official commentary out of T-Mobile Austria indicates the region will serve as some form of test market for the upcoming 3G iPhone.