“The carrier gained just 137,000 new subscribers in the summer, pushed mostly by prepaid users and not smartphones, leading Obermann to suggest that the absence of Apple was a factor,” Electronista reports. “Network quality was important but didn’t matter if the right devices weren’t present, he said. ‘Consumers like T-Mobile but they also want to have the iPhone,’ Obermann said during a call discussing the carrier’s international results.”
Electronista reports, “Although most rumors have pointed to a Verizon iPhone arriving early in 2011, T-Mobile has been occasionally identified as getting a model of its own as well.”
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