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iPhone 7 Orders at T-Mobile, Sprint Surge Past Prior Models

  • Early numbers ease concerns about missing headphone jack
  • T-Mobile, Sprint offer unlimited data plan on eve of iPhone 7
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First Look at the New iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

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T-Mobile US Inc. and Sprint Corp. have received almost four times as many orders for Apple Inc.’s iPhone 7 than previous iPhone models, a sign the device may be well received and the two carriers’ new unlimited data plans may be a hit.

In a series of tweets Tuesday, T-Mobile’s Chief Executive Officer John Legere said the iPhone 7 pre-order period was the biggest in the company’s history, and Sprint’s Chief Executive Officer Marcelo Claure said orders were almost four times higher than a year earlier.