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iPhone activation problems
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Heya buzz people
I have a Hilarious story, T-mobile (the provider in the Netherlands) is having some problems, all those people standing in line waiting for the iPhone all happy. But then OH NO, the T-Mobile activation servers went down with in 3 min. so people can’t take there phone home, they will get called when activating is done. second problem, T-Mobile shop employees blame IT (who doesn’t?) because they need iTunes to activate the phones, yet they can’t install iTunes on company machines.. yeah right, that’s why 500 people got the iPhone?. those 500 got sold in Rotterdam last night at 3 PDT. so Anyway, I’m not getting a phone.
(You wanna donate me one). But every store has about 12 phones, some only 6 and are split in to third segments, so 1/3 is 8gb 1/3 16GB white and 1/3 is 16GB black. Really a launch gone all wrong.
Tales from the Netherlands