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U.S. Cellular to sell the Apple iPhone

0. phoneArena posted on 05 May 2013, 12:33

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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posted on 05 May 2013, 12:38 1

1. Mxyzptlk (unregistered)

The benefits of selling a phone that just works outweigh the costs.

posted on 05 May 2013, 13:02 3

2. dorianb (Posts: 612; Member since: 24 Oct 2012)

I sorry, but who actually gives ranks past 5th place?

posted on 05 May 2013, 14:54 1

3. TNesmith (Posts: 13; 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...

posted on 20 Sep 2013, 11:56

4. Jodabro (Posts: 35; Member since: 01 Dec 2011)

Mary Dillion was the worst decision they made. Company is doomed.

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