Apple to roll out cellular service?

Posted on Sunday, Jul 10 2005 @ 23:20 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Forbes believes that Apple might start offering cell phone services in the near-future. About a year ago Apple announced already that it would cooperate with Motorola to launch an iTunes phone.
Apple is not the only big company that might roll out cellular service this year. Analysts suggest that other companies with strong brands could be planning their own networks, including Nike (nyse: NKE - news - people ) and Wal-Mart Stores (nyse: WMT - news - people ).
Analysts claim that an own cellular network could be the solution for Apple as carriers don't want to support the iTunes phone since they want to sell their own music downloads to their customers. Read more at Forbes


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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