Vodafone signs up for iPhone, 02 cuts price

Vodafone is to sell the iPhone in ten of its markets around the globe. Under the terms of the contract, Vodafone will offer the iPhone to its customers in Australia, the Czech Republic, Egypt, Greece, Italy, India, Portugal, New Zealand, South Africa and Turkey. Further details on the timing of the launch were not provided, Telecom Paper reported.

O2 UK and Carphone Warehouse sold out of the 8Gb Apple iPhone after a £100 (€127) price reduction to £169 (€214.78), according to  The Guardian newspaper. It is thought that neither will get more stock in before the new Apple iPhone is launched in the summer. Carphone is also believed to have sold out of the 16Gb iPhone model, at £329 (€418.14).