“Many Israelis need or at least covet an iPhone. Although Apple signed sellign agreements with more than 70 countries including our Arab neighbors, it did not sign one in Israel,” Laura Goldman…
…MacDailyNews Note: Yes, that Laura Goldman…
… writes for her “Nakedisraeli’s Weblog.”
Goldman writes, “Thousands of Israelis have banded together on Facebook to protest to Apple. In my opinion. they are protesting to the wrong corporation. I suspect that the two major cellphone providers in the country, Cellcom and Partner, have refused to make a deal with Apple because they do not want to subsidize the cost of the iPhone.”
Goldman writes, “The problem with living in a county with no competition and many oligopolies is that service and new product introductions suffer.”
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In this case, we have to – gulp – agree with Goldman (ouch) that Israelis who are protesting Apple to get iPhone into their country are protesting the wrong company.