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Apple still trails competition in wireless carriers


Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty says in a note to clients — as reported by “Fortune” — says that though the iPhone has gone from one carrier  — AT&T — to nearly 230 carriers in 105 countries, Apple still trails its competitors.

Research in Motion (RIMM), for example, has deals for the BlackBerry with 79% of the 760 operators Huberty identified. Only 30% carry the iPhone. The biggest opportunity for growth, according to Huberty is in Asia, both in terms of total population and in terms of the number of subscribers who don’t have access to the iPhone because their cellular provider doesn’t sell it. Read more at

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