Orange names date for iPhone launch

Orange will launch the iPhone via its retail network on 10 November, ending O2’s exclusive deal to sell the Apple handset.

iPhone 3GS
iPhone 3GS

The iPhone will retail in all 402 Orange shops, online, Orange HMV concessions, Carphone Warehouse, Phones4U and elsewhere.

The company has developed offers such as a free iPhone for a 24 month contract at £30 a month. The 3G and 3GS handsets will be available to Orange pay-as-you-go, pay monthly and business customers.

A number of Orange stores will celebrate the arrival of the iPhone with early opening at 7 am on 10 November.

The company has seen more than a quarter of a million customers register their interest on our website.

Vodafone is also poised to start selling Apple iPhones.

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