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.
“We are excited to partner with Orange and bring iPhone to France in time for the holidays,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “iPhone is an amazing product and we hope mobile users in France will love it as much as we do.”
“The iPhone is a marvelous product and will change how people think about mobile. I’m delighted that it is launching in France through Orange, and I’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. It’s going to be a very merry Christmas for Orange customers all over the country!” said Didier Lombard, CEO, France Telecom.