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The U.K. Gets An iPhone

At today's "Mum is no longer the word" press conference held in London, Steve Jobs announced that O2 will be carrying the iPhone in the United Kingdom. Too bad there's no 3G on board, or anything else new.
At today's "Mum is no longer the word" press conference held in London, Steve Jobs announced that O2 will be carrying the iPhone in the United Kingdom. Too bad there's no 3G on board, or anything else new.The British version of the iPhone is basically identical to the one available from AT&T here in the States. It will ship with the latest firmware (1.1.1) already installed, and supports multiple different language keyboards, but that's about it. No 3G. O2 did manage to agree that its iPhone-toting subscribers could use 7,500 Wi-Fi hotspots (via 02's agreement with The Cloud) as part of their data plan. And this is essential.