TeliaSonera and Apple to Bring iPhone 3G to Denmark, Finland, Norway & Sweden on July 11
TeliaSonera and Apple® today announced that the highly anticipated iPhone™ 3G will be available in Denmark (Telia), Finland (Sonera), Norway (NetCom) and Sweden (Telia) on July 11, and in Estonia (EMT), Latvia (LMT), Lithuania (Omnitel) later this summer. iPhone 3G combines all the revolutionary features of iPhone with 3G networking that is twice as fast* as the first generation iPhone, built-in GPS for expanded location based mobile services, and iPhone 2.0 software which includes support for Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync and runs the hundreds of third party applications already built with the recently released iPhone SDK.
“The agreement with Apple to offer iPhone 3G represents another strategic step for us in the development of the mobile broadband market, and manifests our position as an attractive partner in the Nordic and Baltic region,” said Kenneth Karlberg, president, Business Area Mobility Service, TeliaSonera. “With iPhone 3G, we offer our customers an amazing new way to meet their demands for access, speed and mobility.”
“We’re excited to work with TeliaSonera to bring iPhone 3G to seven countries across the Nordic and Baltic region,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s COO. “We can't wait to get this revolutionary phone in the hands of even more people around the world.”
TeliaSonera will begin taking pre-registrations for iPhone 3G soon.
*Based on 3G and EDGE testing. Actual speeds vary by site conditions.
Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the Apple II and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh. Today, Apple continues to lead the industry in innovation with its award-winning computers, OS X operating system and iLife and professional applications. Apple is also spearheading the digital media revolution with its iPod portable music and video players and iTunes online store, and has entered the mobile phone market with its revolutionary iPhone.
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