By Oliver Haslam on Sep 21, 2012
Today may be the big day for many awaiting Apple’s iPhone 5, but buyers at one of UK carrier’s O2 stores were left disappointed after £150,000 (around $240,000) worth of iPhone 5 were stolen before they could be handed out to eager purchasers.
The O2 store, located in London, had 252 brand new iPhone 5 handsets go missing around 1:30am, with the authorities hunting a man in connection with the theft.
A 23 year-old O2 worker is believed to be the man behind the disappearing iPhones, with cash from the store’s safe also missing, according to reports… Read More
By Cody Lee on Dec 13, 2011
Not everyone needs everything for an extended amount of time. That’s why you can rent pretty much anything these days. Cars, houses, washing machines, furniture and the like can all be leased for short amounts of time and then returned.
Now the European-based operator O2 is looking to bring this business model to the smartphone market as it has just announced its new rental program: O2 Lease. With the service, customers will now be able to rent the iPhone 4S instead of purchasing it… Read More
By Guest Author on Aug 16, 2011
Network provider O2 has notified its UK retail stores that they will be carrying out a three-week process to swap the old iPhone displays with new ones in order to get ready for the release of Apple’s next iPhone.
The news was brought to light by several MacRumors readers, and this report confirms the rumor of an early-September iPhone 5 launch.
Continue reading for the notice sent by O2 to its UK retail stores… Read More