U.S. Cellular to sell the Apple iPhone
0. phoneArena 05 May 2013, 12:33 posted on
The nation's sixth largest carrier, U.S. Cellular, has finally decided to give in and start selling the Apple iPhone which was announced by CEO Mary Dillon during a conference call with investors on Friday; 18 months ago, the carrier was given the opportunity to carry the device but rejected it as being too expensive for its customers...
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1. Mxyzptlk (limited) (Posts: 2846; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)
The benefits of selling a phone that just works outweigh the costs.
2. dorianb (Posts: 333; Member since: 24 Oct 2012)
I sorry, but who actually gives ranks past 5th place?
3. TNesmith (Posts: 12; Member since: 05 May 2013)
This happened to Sprint and we all know what happened to them...
But really though; $1.2 Billion!!!!!! Billion... that's $400 Million a year for a phone that is launching on a network that is losing customers. This is a gamble for this company. If you ask me there were smart to reject it the first time. They realized that T-Mobile gave in and decided to do the same...
4. Jodabro (Posts: 35; Member since: 01 Dec 2011)
Mary Dillion was the worst decision they made. Company is doomed.