T-Mobile USA: First day of iPhone sales was ‘gangbusters; lines out the door’

“After many, many days of trying to do business without an iPhone to sell, T-Mobile is pretty darn happy with its first day in the Apple business,” Ina Fried reports for AllThingsD.

“‘Today has been gangbusters for T-Mobile,” Chief Marketing Officer Mike Sievert said in a statement to AllThingsD. ‘We experienced lines out the door this morning at nearly all of our almost 3,000 stores nationwide,'” Fried reports. “‘Clearly they want the iPhone 5, and they are voting with their feet that they want it from T-Mobile,’ Sievert said.”

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    1. Good luck! I’ll sit this one out this time. You’d be much better off right now in NFLX. If you are buying AAPL before earnings, you’d better have some puts for protection. If you think it’s ugly today, waiting till April 23rd at 2 pm PST. You could see $300. I hope not but this is going to be dangerous. More so than the others. And all Apple earnings are dangerous. Hope for the best and prepare for the worst. Good luck!

  1. T-Mobile USA: iPhone 5 sales were phenomenal! Lines out of the door going round the block twice or thrice.

    Rogers Canada: First day BlackBerry Z10 sales were abysmal. Returns were more than sales. Lines round the block returning the sh*tphone.

    Oh Canada! Where pines and maples grow. I think we f***ed up there!

    Dead company walking.

  2. Meanwhile Amazon clings desperately to a profit while Apple keeps printing its own money and Google won’t even talk about how they are making money from Android nor what they were thinking when they bought Motorolla. But the stock market keeps clinging to the mantra that marketshare is king…

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