Israel lifts ban on iPad imports
Apple's tablet computer will be allowed in the country after a ban led to confiscation of the device at airports.
Two weeks after it began confiscating Apple iPads being brought into the country, Israel has lifted its ban on the tablet computer.
"Following the completion of intensive technical scrutiny, Israel Minister of Communications Moshe Kakhlon approved the import of [the] iPad to Israel," Yechiel Shabi, a spokesperson for the Communications Ministry, said in a statement.
Israelinto the country over concerns its wireless signal could disrupt other devices, leading to the seizure of several iPads at the country's airports. The Communications Ministry said iPads would be allowed to be imported beginning Sunday, limited to one per person, and that confiscated devices would be returned.
The iPad Wi-Fi-only model went on sale April 3 in the U.S., selling more than. The strong demand for the device in the U.S. led the company to , a month later than previously expected. Apple will begin taking international preorders on May 10.