Apple iPhone Takeover: Orange, Vodafone, O2, Bell, Telus, AT&T and more

For some time now over in the US AT&T have held exclusivity over the iPhone; in Canada is was Rogers, while over here in the UK O2 secured iPhone exclusivity, but slowly that is all changing.

AT&T has been lambasted over poor service with the iPhone, but is still the only carrier to have the iPhone, although there is rumour Verizon will eventually gain the handset. Rogers is losing exclusivity as Bell Mobility and Telus both grab a slice of iPhone action making Canadian have a choice of 3 iPhone carriers.

O2 UK has lost exclusivity to Orange and Vodafone which opens up the iPhone market in the UK enabling those who have yet to jump aboard the iPhone train to do so in the not too distant future. The Apple iPhone is spreading now more carriers can offer which is a good for customers and also good for Apple.


6 thoughts on “Apple iPhone Takeover: Orange, Vodafone, O2, Bell, Telus, AT&T and more”

  1. steve says:

    It hasn’t been confirmed whatsoever that Telus or Bell is getting the iPhone, all there is at the moment is the rumour from someone at howardforums from a friend at telus…lol

  2. Maxx says:

    FINALLY! i’ve been waiting to get rid of my O2 contract since the first iphone came out! O2 are too greedy with their contracts, hopefully vodafone will offer an unlimited text tarriff with unlimited internet & >600 minutes for something like £35 (like the G1), i can’t wait!

  3. michael says:

    okay. this is amazing. but does anyone knoe like the upgrading policy, like could I upgrade my current CDMA phone with a GSM one? because im in a 3yr contract, and i want an iphone, but i still have about 2 and a half years in my contract? is there any way to upgrade to the iphone without the like 36756898576 dollar iphone? im sure i could negociate with them considering i have 6 phones with them. but like anyone know anything about the upgrading policy?

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