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T-Mobile inks deal to sell Apple iPhone in 2013

Posted by Jason Diaz Categories: Apple, Cell Phones, Corporate News

T-Mobile iPhone 2013

It appears that T-Mobile US parent company, Deutsche Telekom, brokered a deal with Apple that will see T-Mobile carry and sell Apple products in 2013. The writing was on the wall, as this was the last of the four major US carriers to carry the iconic iPhone and iPad. The news is still developing and Apple has yet made any public announcements.

"In addition, T-Mobile USA has entered into an agreement with Apple to bring products to market together in 2013." - T-Mobile

Of course, the only Apple "products" that T-Mobile would sell would be the iPhone and iPad.

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Apple iPhone 5 pre-orders live on Deutsche Telekom

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Apple, Cell Phones, Handhelds

iPhone 5

Though the iPhone 5 has yet to be formally announced, Deutsche Telekom is now taking pre-orders for the device, according to Bloomberg.

Don't expect a splashy ad campaign about those pre-orders, however. Deutsche Telekom will give out coupons to customers who specifically ask for the next iPhone, Bloomberg said. But Deutsche Telekom will not be providing details on the name or the release date of the next-gen Apple smartphone.

But while Deutsche Telekom is the parent company of U.S. carrier T-Mobile, this doesn't necessarily signal that T-Mobile will be getting the iPhone anytime soon. Deutsche Telekom has been an Apple European sales partner since the debut of the iPhone in 2007. In late August, there were reports that the iPhone 5 would operate on T-Mobile and Sprint 3G networks and could hit stores in early- to mid-October, but no announcements have been made.

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AT&T to buy T-Mobile USA for $39 billion

AT&T buys T-Mobile USA

AT&T has just announced that they've come to agreement with Deutsche Telekom to purchase T-Mobile USA for $39 billion in cash and stock. Here in the USA, AT&T and T-Mobile are the two GSM wireless carriers, and combined, they currently serve 130 million customers. The deal still needs to be approved by the various regulatory agencies, and the companies have said they expect it to take just about a year before all is said and done. We're sure it'll al go smoothly, and we'll soon be left with just three major carriers in the US. Full press release after the break.

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iPhone Headed To T-Mobile

iPhone T-MobileIf the rumors are correct, Deutsche Telekom’s mobile unit, T-Mobile, has just come to term with Apple to becoming the official carrier of the in Germany, according to the Rheinische. If all does as seemingly planned, Apple’s super-phone should launch on November 1 over in Germany, with the official announcement happening tomorrow. The iPhone would be priced at 450 Euros, which comes out to just about $613 USD.

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