“Optus will be the first Australian mobile carrier to distribute the iPhone at midnight on Thursday, followed by Telstra and Vodafone early on Friday morning,” Asher Moses reports for The sydney Morning Herald.
“Optus will open its George Street store in Sydney at midnight on Thursday. On Friday morning, the day of the iPhone 3G’s official debut, Optus will open a number of its stores two hours early at 7am for eager early adopters itching for their iPhone fix,” Moses reports.
“Melissa Clare, Optus’s corporate affairs manager, said only deposit holders who were Optus customers would be able to collect their handset at the midnight launch in Sydney,” Moses reports. “On Friday, deposit holders would get priority service but anyone could come and buy an iPhone.”
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