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+ - How Steve Jobs Got the iPhone Into Japan

Submitted by hcs_$reboot
hcs_$reboot writes: Masatoshi Son, SoftBank CEO, remembers the early days when he tried to cut a deal with Steve Jobs in order to be the first to offer the -not even named iPhone yet- "new phone" from Apple, back in 2005. At the time, Son didn't even own a mobile carrier. He then purchased Vodafone, and was indeed the first to sell the iPhone in 2008 (then Au-Kddi in 2011, and DoCoMo in 2013). Today, 75% of smartphones sold in Japan are iPhones.
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How Steve Jobs Got the iPhone Into Japan

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