The wait on Apple's iPhone is soon coming to an end at T-Mobile.
The carrier's chief executive, John Legere, told Reuters in an interview published today that the iPhone will come to T-Mobile "in three to four months." He didn't say exactly when the smartphone would be made available to customers, but indicated that the iPhone will launch around the same time that his company plans to eliminate subsidies.
Interestingly, T-Mobile is already home to iPhone customers. In an interview with CNET yesterday, company Chief Technology Officer Neville Ray said thatrunning on the T-Mobile network, and about 100,000 new Apple smartphones are coming in each month.
Accommodating those customers' desire for speedier wireless service is at the top of T-Mobile's list right now. The company is far behind its chief competitors, AT&T and Verizon Wireless, in terms of higher-speed mobile connectivity. T-Mobile announced yesterday that. It hopes to cover 100 million people with 4G LTE by the middle of the year. Verizon has more than double that coverage.
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