Linked by Kroc Camen on Wed 17th Dec 2008 19:32 UTC, submitted by risbac
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless The French competition council has ordered the iPhone be opened up to other French carriers (Google-translated), breaking the exclusivity deal with Orange (France Telecom). The complaint was filed by France's third largest operator Bouygues Telecom who said that the deal violated local competition laws. Though the ruling [fr] is temporary whilst the issue is investigated further, the ruling did state that the arrangement reduced the effects of price competition, network quality and customer service.
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RE[8]: Far too late
by spiderman on Thu 18th Dec 2008 19:19 UTC in reply to "RE[7]: Far too late"
spiderman
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2008-10-23

Yes but this is misleading. Apple's revenues are better than both Motorola and LG, but not iphone revenues. Remember Apple also sells ipods and computer and that iPhones are less than a tenth of Apple's revenue. Motorola's revenues are in billions, not millions. I'm quite confident they sold more than the iPhone, even if Motorola is struggling at the moment.
This is like comparing Apples and Oranges.
Apple and Oranges... That is funny when talking about an article about Orange and Apple.
+1 for me (funny)

Edited 2008-12-18 19:22 UTC

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