O2 to carry iPhone in Germany!

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by sokrates, Jun 13, 2007.

  1. sokrates macrumors member

    Oct 1, 2006
    Hey folks, I don't know what it's worth, but I just spoke to a O2 Germany representative and he assured me, that o2 Germany will be the exclusive carrier of the iPhone in Germany. He said that it is expected before christmas (ok we already knew this) and that he didn't have any more details at the moment besides the fact that it WILL be offered with a 2-year contract just like in the us.

    Just for those curious to why I called them, I was going to quit my contract with them because I assumed T-Mobile would be the carrier for the iPhone, but apparently I was wrong.

    Besides, I don't think that they would assure you such a thing if it wasn't already in dry cloth.

    I sure hope he's telling the truth, but he didn't have a reason to lie to me, because he put my contract on hold until the iphone comes out, which would be pointless....

    just my 2 cents.
  2. emotion macrumors 68040


    Mar 29, 2004
    Manchester, UK
    Do O2 have EDGE in Germany?

    If they go with one network in Germany then I suepct they'll do the same all over Europe.

    AFAIK Orange are the only people to have a sginificant EDGE rollout in the UK.
  3. bloodycape macrumors 65816

    Jun 18, 2005
    Edge O2? last I heard they had Edge roll out years ago, they are at 3G now and I think improving it to support the newer UMTS.
  4. Ugg macrumors 68000


    Apr 7, 2003
    I wonder if Apple will release an EDGE based phone in Europe?
  5. sokrates thread starter macrumors member

    Oct 1, 2006
    no they don't have edge, the only carrier who has edge in germany is t-mobile, but who needs edge in europe when we have umts? right, no one ;)
    my bet is, the european iphone will have 3g (let's hope it does because it offers far less dropped calls than gsm

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