“Mobile carrier Vodafone Australia’s pre-registration website for the iPhone has lured about 40,000 visitors daily since the telco opened the site early last week,” Andrew Colley reports for Australian IT.
“The website allows consumers to sign up to purchase the iPhone ahead of the July 11 launch date,” Colley reports. “It is not clear how many visitors to the site have pre-registered to purchase the phone,.”
“Optus also has an iPhone pre-registration website,” Colley reports. “It offers priority queuing to customers willing to lodge a holding deposit for the device.”
Colley reports, “By early this week, however, it had stopped accepting advanced deposits for iPhones, citing problems keeping up with customer demand for the new handset. ‘Due to an overwhelming response, we have removed the deposit-taking mechanism from the website, an Optus spokeswoman said.”
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