Cult of Mac: T-Mobile, Not Verizon, Will Probably Get the iPhone Next

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An unnamed T-Mobile executive says that the iPhone could be coming to that network, not Verizon, according to the Cult of Mac blog. Sure, it's rumor mongering, but the story's author is Leander Kahney, my old boss at Wired and the author of a trio of books about Apple.

Talks between Apple and T-Mobile are at an advanced stage, our source says, and it's 80 percent likely that the iPhone will be coming to T-Mobile in Q3.

Read the full story at Cult of Mac.

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