Motorola iTunes phone delayed - Apple blamed

Posted on Wednesday, March 16 2005 @ 23:55 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Industry analysts and consumer had expected to see Motorola's iTunes cell phone already a few months ago and now Motorola decided to give a comment about the situation.

The company blamed Apple and suggested that the phone is delayed because Apple isn't able to finalize details of its arrangements with service operators.
Joe Laszlo, a senior analyst who covers the wireless broadband markets for Jupiter, explained to MacNewsWorld that Motorola simply operates under different constraints from Apple. "Apple isn't beholden to anybody other than the retail channel," he said, "but Motorola can't do anything on their own. They're beholden to the mobile operators.
More info at MacNewsWorld

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