Vodafone to bring Apple’s iPhone to India

May 6th, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by admin  

New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) India’s mobile phone users will be able to switch to Apple’s eagerly awaited iPhone later this year, courtesy telecom operator Vodafone. The British telecom giant Tuesday announced its partnership with Apple to offer iPhone in 10 global telecom markets.

“Later this year, Vodafone customers in Australia, the Czech Republic, Egypt, Greece, Italy, India, Portugal, New Zealand, South Africa and Turkey will be able to purchase the iPhone for use on the Vodafone network,” the company said in a statement.

India is the world’s second largest mobile phone market with 261 million users, second only to China. Indian mobile firms added a record 10.2 million subscribers in March. With the expansion of the market, the call tariffs have gone down as low as two cents a minute, according to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India.

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