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When is an Apple an Orange? When it's an iPhone it would seem, with the mobile operator winning the French rights to sell the Apple device. As widely expected France Telecom will start marketing Apple's iPhone in France through Orange, its wireless arm. The two parties announced the deal on Thursday following announcements of …


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  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    iPhone in Belgium

    Does anyone know if there are any plans to sell the iPhone in Belgium?

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    RE iphone in Belgium

    To quote the article

    'A fool and his money are soon parted'

  3. Ian Ferguson

    Monthly costs

    The real deal-breaker is the monthly costs - £35 to £55 depending on contract, and no pay-as-you-go. I always thought that the high monthly costs of contracts were to offset the cost of the mobile that the operator gave you for free (or heavily subsidised) - but O2 are expecting us to buy the iPhone at full price AND pay these extortionate monthly costs? No thanks - although I'd consider it if I could buy the iPhone without a contract, even if it was still restricted to O2.

  4. Michael Joyce


    You mean Northern France?

  5. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Boooorrrrrriiiiiiinnnng - Where's Webster?

    Where's the man???

  6. pctechxp

    My money's on....

    There being a 3G version by March and Eircom Meteor getting the contract to sell the Iphone in Ireland.

  7. buds


    Hi, I am also wondering if any of you know when IPHONE would be available in Belgium.

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