0
Wireless

French operators sell fewer iPhone 5s than expected - report

Thursday 18 October 2012 | 09:38 CET | News
French operators' sales of iPhone 5s have been lower than anticipated, writes Les Echos. Orange France was expecting its sales to be 30-50 percent higher than the iPhone 4S last year, but they are at the same level, according to a company source. An SFR insider told the newspaper that the operator did not experience the doubling of sales seen at the world level, with the iPhone 5 selling like the iPhone 4S at its launch. The iPhone 4 and 4S still account for around a third of operators' iPhone sales, with the iPhone 4 now out of stock at Free Mobile. Some operators have also complained of

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Bouygues Telecom / Free Mobile / Orange Business France / SFR
Countries: France
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier

iPhone


Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Apple raises iPhone prices in France

Published 22 Oct 2013 18:48 CET | France
Apple has raised the price of some iPhones in France, including the 4s, 5c and 5s models, reports France Mobiles. The price hike ...

Operators kampen met tekorten iPhone 5

Published 19 Oct 2012 14:01 CET | Netherlands
Nederlandse providers krijgen veel minder exemplaren van de iPhone 5 geleverd dan ze verwacht hadden. De levertijd loopt daarom ...

iPhone 5 sells over 5 million units in first weekend

Published 24 Sep 2012 17:45 CET | World
Apple announced that it sold more than five million of its new iPhone 5 smartphones in the three days after its launch on 21 ...

French operators focus on HSPA, not iPhone 5/LTE issue

Published 17 Sep 2012 11:22 CET | France
Orange France and French operator SFR are focusing on the message that their networks support peak speeds of 42 Mbps for tablet ...

French operators announce iPhone 5 prices

Published 15 Sep 2012 13:32 CET | France
French operators Orange, SFR and Bouygues Telecom have all released pricing details and started taking orders for the iPhone5. ...

iPhone 5 incompatible with LTE in France

Published 14 Sep 2012 09:20 CET | France
The iPhone 5 does not support the 800Mhz and 2,600MHz spectrum allocated to French operators planning to launch commercial LTE ...





81%
use WiFi on their mobile phones
Netherlands  |  2017Q2

Calendar   /   Industry Events

21 Jul Vodafone fiscal Q1
21 Jul Net Insight Q2 2017
21 Jul Report: Dutch Mobile Monitor 2017 Q1
21 Jul Report: Spanish Mobile Operators 2017 Q1- excel
24 Jul Logitech fiscal Q1
24 Jul Maroc Telecom Q2 2017
24 Jul Alphabet Q2 2017
24 Jul Veon AGM
25 Jul Akamai Technologies Q2 2017
25 Jul Juniper Networks Q2 2017
25 Jul AT&T Q2 2017
25 Jul Telekom Austria Q2 2017
25 Jul Inwit Q2 2017
25 Jul Texas Instruments Q2 2017
25 Jul TIM Brasil Q2 2017
25 Jul Drillisch EGM
26 Jul Limelight Networks Q2 2017
26 Jul Telefonica Brasil Q2 2017
26 Jul Telefonica Deutschland Q2 2017
26 Jul Orange Poland Q2 2017
26 Jul AltiGen Communications Q2 2017
26 Jul Orange Belgium Q2 2017
26 Jul Fortinet Q2 2017
26 Jul STMicroelectronics Q2 2017
26 Jul Mellanox Technologies Q2 2017
26 Jul TE Connectivity fiscal Q3
26 Jul Netgear Q2 2017
26 Jul Paypal Q2 2017
26 Jul Analytics Leaders Summit 2017
26 Jul IoT Summit 2017
::: More Calendar Items