Given an iTMS powered iPhone could circumvent carrier's data revenue,
I think IF it comes out, it will either be sold carrier-free or tied
with a carrier that can provide access to mobile iTMS. A Docomo/Apple
deal would be too much of a clash of the control freaks so I suspect
anything that would come out in Japan would be through Softbank.
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On Dec 06, 2006, at 14:07, Nick May wrote:
> Should there be an iPhone release in January, any thoughts on which
> of the JP carriers would introduce it here?
> If (as has been suggested) the first iteration will basically be an
> iPod nano with phone functionality - (not the other way around....)
> will this allow carriers to sell the phone at close to cost, without
> a large subsidy - on the basis that people have shown themselves
> quite willing to purchase their nano's for hefty sums.
Received on Wed Dec 13 05:28:22 2006