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EU operators bemoan Apple's iPhone arrogance

Full article here: http://www.vnunet.com/vnunet/news/21...rators-grumble

Apple might choose a retail-only strategy when it launches its iPhone in Europe, as operators are complaining about the firm's arrogant demands.

"Operators consistently told us, not for attribution, of course, that they had spoken to Apple and found the company 'unbelievably arrogant', making demands that 'simply cannot be justified no matter how hot the product is'," Avi Greengart, a principal analyst at Current Analysis, wrote in an advisory on Monday.

"Several [operators] were adamant that they will never offer the iPhone."