International iPhone 3G Launches: India, Singapore, Estonia, Romania, More...
During their Q3 2008 financial results conference call, Apple announced that they would be launching the iPhone 3G in 20 additional countries on August 22nd. Several carriers have started announcing their plans:
- Singtel of Singapore sent out an email (image) telling interested customers that they will be sending out more details next week. Those who sign up at singtel.com/iphone will receive priority.
- TeliaSonera announced that they would be bringing the iPhone 3G to Estonia on August 22nd. (via setteB.IT)
- Airtel announced the iPhone 3G will be "coming soon" to India. (via TechTickerBlog)
- Orange announced that they will be bringing the iPhone 3G to Romania on August 22nd.
- O2, Vodafone, and T-Mobile have announced the iPhone 3G for the Czech Republic.
- Orange and Era will be offering the iPhone 3G in Poland.
- Globe Telecom announced for Philippines.
- T-Mobile announced for Hungary.
- Orange and T-Mobile have both announced for Slovakia.
- Movistar has announced for Chile.
- Telefnica Latinoamrica (PDF) and Amrica Mvil (via CNN) have both announced for eight Latin American countries: Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Peru, and Uruguay. Amrica Mvil also adds Honduras and Paraguay.
- According to setteB.IT, Latvia and Lithuania will have coverage from TeliaSonera.
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