Deutsche Telekom sells 70,000 iPhones

German telecoms operator Deutsche Telekom had signed up 70,000 iPhone customers in the 11 weeks since November 9, 2007, a Reuters report said.

The Reuters report said Deutsche Telekom's mobile telephony arm T-Mobile is the exclusive seller of US Apple's iPhone, a device allowing users to play music and browse the internet while on the move as well as making phone calls.

'The iPhone is by far the most sold multimedia device in T-Mobile's portfolio,' the head of T-Mobile Germany, Philipp Humm, was quoted by the report in an interview.

French operator France Telecom said on January 10 it had sold more than 70,000 iPhones since they arrived on November 28, the Reuters report also said.

Apple said on January 15 it had sold 4 million iPhones since the launch at the end of June.