“O2 expects the launch of broadband and Apple’s iPhone to maintain its momentum during the second half of the year, after it outperformed the market over the past three months,” Nic Fildes reports for The Independent.

“O2 refused to confirm that it has won the right to sell Apple’s music-oriented handset exclusively in the UK, despite evidence appearing in source code on Carphone Warehouse’s website,” Fildes reports. “Peter Erskine, chief executive of O2, said: ‘We’re excited about this product and we certainly hope to be marketing it later in the year when it launches.'”

“O2 is the UK’s largest mobile phone operator, and grew its sales by over 10 per cent in the three months to June,” Fildes reports.

Full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Hugh” for the heads up.]