Speculation: iPhone SIM-Free? Not in this life time

Why wouldn’t Apple sell an iPhone SIM free? Many people around the world would not wait a second before placing an order to get the iPhone. But according to the rumors that I have read lately, part of Apple’s agreement with the Telecom companies (i.e. Orange France, O2 England, and Vodaphone in Germany) is to receive a 10% of the revenue from those who would buy an iPhone. So for Apple, the revenue potential is not only coming from the expensive hardware (I paid, I know) but also from its usage.

If you think about this, this is a brilliant move. So why allowing iPhone SIM free were Apple cannot collect? This is why, in my opinion, there would not be an iPhone SIM free, and this is also the reason why Apple is chasing those who claim they have unlocked the iPhone.

Advertisements

Tags: , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: