IPhone 5 Restriction Poised to Spark Samsung Discounts in Europe

IPhone 5 Restriction Poised to Spark Samsung Discounts in Europe

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The restrictions of the iPhone 5 will “push Vodafone and many other European operators harder into the arms of Samsung,” especially as the South Korean company’s popular Galaxy line of phones includes a 4G version that is compatible with their networks, said Robin Bienenstock, a London-based analyst for Sanford C Bernstein.