Apple just released another press release today. This one officially announces a partnership between Orange and Apple in France. Orange will be the exclusive provider of the iPhone when it launches in France on November 29. The 8Gb iPhone will cost â‚¬399 including V.A.T. for any subscription to one of the dedicated rate plans.
â€œWe are excited to partner with Orange and bring iPhone to France in time for the holidays,â€ said Steve Jobs, Appleâ€™s CEO. â€œiPhone is an amazing product and we hope mobile users in France will love it as much as we do.â€
â€œThe iPhone is a marvelous product and will change how people think about mobile. Iâ€™m delighted that it is launching in France through Orange, and Iâ€™m sure that our customers share my excitement. Our partnership with Apple is a natural fit because we are two global brands who share the same values of simplicity and innovation. Itâ€™s going to be a very merry Christmas for Orange customers all over the country!â€ said Didier Lombard, CEO, France Telecom.