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could be a bumper christmas for o2 then.

i'll still be getting a sony ericsson unless they offer the iphone free on a cheap enough contract

http://newsvote.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/6272226.stm

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Mobile phone operator O2 is reported to have won the sought-after deal to sell Apple's iPhone in the UK.
Press reports said that O2 is set to sign an exclusive contract shortly and should have the new phones on sale in time for Christmas.

A spokesman for O2, which is owned by Spain's Telefonica, declined to comment on the reports.

More than 500,000 iPhones were sold in the first weekend in the US by AT&T, which has exclusive rights there.

Vodafone had previously been tipped as the likely winner of the contract.

The agreement with O2 is reported to include Apple receiving a continuing share of the revenue generated for the network operator.

The handsets are expected to be sold for about £300 and O2 will be hoping that the lure of the fashionable phone is enough to win customers from rival networks.
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They should add more cow bell to sell more phones....
    
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They should add more cow bell to sell more phones....
i agree.

would you buy a phone from chris walken? i think i would.
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Nice. An upgrade for christmas then if nothing better comes out
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Nice. An upgrade for christmas then if nothing better comes out
£300 is steep though.
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£300 is steep though.
thats what all "mega phones" cost tbh
    
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I'm betting the iPhone won't be free on any contract, or if it is only on the £75+ a month contracts at launch. O2 generally keep their contract phones unlocked, i wonder if this'll change with the iPhone.
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I'm betting the iPhone won't be free on any contract, or if it is only on the £75+ a month contracts at launch. O2 generally keep their contract phones unlocked, i wonder if this'll change with the iPhone.
lol It changed with AT&T... iPhone will never be unlocked, mwahahah!!!
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thats what all "mega phones" cost tbh
still a rip off really. you could get a slightly better than skanky ho for less than that
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still a rip off really. you could get a slightly better than skanky ho for less than that
Just phone gonX - He will give you a private show for like $10. You need to provide the G -String though
    
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