today that France Telecom's wireless arm Orange has won the rights to sell the
iPhone in France. DailyTech previously
reported that T-Mobile's international division was going to be selling the phone in
Germany. DailyTech also reported earlier
that O2 was selling the phone in the United Kingdom.
Like the other countries, France will receive the iPhone in November, just in
time for the holiday season. France Telecom CEO Didier Lombard made the
announcement of Orange's victory during a conference in Hanoi.
In Germany the iPhone will cost approximately $553, while in Britain the iPhone
will cost $536. France Telecom declined to announce what it will price
the phone at. The phone has a much lower price tag of only $399 in the
Jobs recently stated that Apple wants to sell 10 million iPhones in 2008 or one
percent of the total cell phone market.