iPhone Arrives in Russia on October 3rd

Friday September 26, 2008 7:53 AM PDT by Arnold Kim
Reuters reports that the iPhone will finally go on sale in Russia beginning on October 3rd with estimates that 150,000 units could be sold by the end of the year.

"All retailers will begin sales of iPhone in Russia at the same time, during the night between October 2 and October 3. Our company will be also selling them," Nadezhda Senyuk, a PR director at retail chain Tekhnosila, said by telephone.

The iPhone will go on sale with three major carriers in Russia: MTS, Vimpelcom, and MegaFon and are currently taking advanced orders.

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