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Orange iPhone 3G and 3G S deal announced

There have been rumours for a while now, but this morning it became official that O2 has lost its exclusivity deal to sell the iPhone with news that O

It had previously been suggested that Orange would just be selling the 3G, and that O2 would retain exclusivity on the 3G S. However, Orange has confirmed it will be selling both handsets later this year.

Orange came out on top of Ofcom’s 3G investigation earlier this year where O2 didn’t do so well, so this is good news for those who have avoided the iPhone because of O2’s less than reliable service in recent months.

No dates, prices or tariff information has been announced, but a pre-registration channel for customers to register their interest has been launched. .

Will you be going for the iPhone on Orange? Let us know below, and be sure to check out our full review of both the 3G and 3G S to see which one is for you.

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Dan is Editor-in-chief of Stuff, working across the magazine and the Stuff.tv website.  Our Editor-in-Chief is a regular at tech shows such as CES in Las Vegas, IFA in Berlin and Mobile World Congress in Barcelona as well as at other launches and events. He has been a CES Innovation Awards judge. Dan is completely platform agnostic and very at home using and writing about Windows, macOS, Android and iOS/iPadOS plus lots and lots of gadgets including audio and smart home gear, laptops and smartphones. He's also been interviewed and quoted in a wide variety of places including The Sun, BBC World Service, BBC News Online, BBC Radio 5Live, BBC Radio 4, Sky News Radio and BBC Local Radio.

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