T-Mobile win German iPhone contract


An 8GB version of the iPhone will cost German customers €399 (£279) and comes with a two-year minimum contract. The iPhone will be sold via the Telekom Shops of Deutsche Telekom and through the T-Mobile web shop.

T-Mobile International CEO Hamid Akhavan said: “We are convinced that we can get our customers excited about experiencing the mobile internet with the iPhone. I’m proud that Apple and T-Mobile have become partners. The best mobile device currently on the market will soon be operating on the best network in the country.”

Apple CEO Steve Jobs added: “We’re thrilled to be partnering with T-Mobile to bring the iPhone to Germany. Customer response to iPhone in the US has been incredible, and we can’t wait to introduce T-Mobile customers to the most revolutionary mobile device on the planet.”

The announcement comes a day after Apple announced that O2 will be the exclusive network partner for the iPhone in the UK. Apple is also expected to announce over the next few days that Orange has won the exclusive rights to sell the handset in France.