Source: Fierce Broadband and Wireless
quote: I also find it hard to believe that Apple would make carriers pay THEM for the right to sell a phone and then also charge carriers for the phone.
quote: That would be a easy thing for you or me to do, but most of the people that I know that carry an Iphone do not have even the limited amount of technical expertise to go that route.
quote: They don't have the technical expertise to either insert a sim card or walk into a t-mobile store and have them insert a sim card?
quote: Can anyone shed some light on this? What makes a device expensive for the carrier?
quote: ou can jailbreak an iPhone and take it to T-Mobile right now so it's not as if Apple has to re-engineer the device for a new network.
quote: Numbers don't lie