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Apple Makes iPhone Launch in France Official
Tuesday, October 16th, 2007 at 12:25 PM - by
Apple, in a short statement at their hotnews site on Tuesday, officially announced that Orange will be the exclusive carrier of the iPhone in France. The debut will be November 29th.
“We are excited to partner with Orange and bring iPhone to France in time for the holidays,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “iPhone is an amazing product and we hope mobile users in France will love it as much as we do.”
Apple quoted the France Telecom CEO. "The iPhone is a marvelous product and will change how people think about mobile. I’m delighted that it is launching in France through Orange, and I’m sure that our customers share my excitement.” said Didier Lombard.
Apple said that the iPhone will be available in an 8GB model for €399 including V.A.T. for any subscription to one of the dedicated rate plans and will work with either a PC or Mac.
As of last week, Mr. Lombard had made the announcement for Orange, but Apple had yet to comment.
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