Inside Apple and AT&T's 'loveless' marriage

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and AT&T Mobility (NYSE:T) have faced their ups and downs since the carrier became the exclusive provider for the iPhone in 2007. Indeed, the two companies currently face lawsuits over the iPhone 4's antenna issues as well as their iPhone exclusivity arrangment. And according to a new article in Wired, the tribulations haven't brought the companies closer together; the magazine likens the partnership to a "loveless celebrity marriage." According to the article, Apple CEO Steve Jobs discussed dropping AT&T as a partner at least half a dozen times, while AT&T found little support from Apple in dealing with iPhone users' data demands. Article


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