More iPhone2 Details From My Euro Telco Contacts...
T-Mobile in Germany has made significant contributions to the iPhone2 development, most importantly, technology that dramatically extends battery life.
The reason Apple turned to T-Mobile Germany is that it operates one of the world's largest GSM networks and also Germany has a very large number of Wi-Fi hotspots, which are key to improving the performance of the phone.
But every T-Mobile improvement had to get the personal go ahead from Steve Jobs, who is reportedly was looking a lot slimmer over the holidays.
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