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25,000 signed up for the iPhone 3G in Saudi Arabia

Despite lack of Arabic the iPhone 3G helped Mobily to increase their subscribers by 25,000. From Saudi Gazette: “In just a few hours of launch the number of walk-in customers and those who applied online reached 25,000,” said Ali S. Al-Dakhee, Mobily’s Youth Segment Manager. This is not the number of actual iPhone 3G units sold though. Mobily has yet ...

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Mobily: Arabic for the iPhone 3G is coming from Apple soon

According to Mobily, Apple is working on releasing localized Arabic language support for the iPhone 3G with the next iPhone software update. Currently the only method to enable Arabic support on the iPhone is to jailbreak then purchase Arabtaller. Unfortunately jailbreaking will void the Mobily warranty. You can reverse the jailbreak if you need to. This article by Dan Moren ...

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iPhone 3G is sold unlocked in Saudi Arabia

I have tested my brand new Mobily iPhone 3G with an STC SIM card and it worked. AhmadT tested it, too and in the UAE Shufflegazine tested the Etisalat iPhone 3G and it’s unlocked as well. So you can simply buy the iPhone 3G and switch the SIM card to the carrier of your choice. You will still be paying ...

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Mobily price plans for iPhone 3G

This post is about the older iPhone 3G, visit this page for price plans for the iPhone 3GS. Update: We have verified these prices. You will pay the iPhone 3G price plus first month (99SR). We received a copy of the internal memo sent to the staff of mobily about the business rules and the plans for the iPhone 3G ...

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Mobily sells the iPhone 3G tomorrow

Mobily sent an SMS to all who reserved the iPhone 3G with the following: The wait is over ! You can come to any of Mobily Mega stores tomorrow, Sunday February 21 starting at 8 am in the morning to buy the iPhone 3G that you reserved. Riyadh: King Abudllah Street. Khobar: King Abdullah Street (Dahran Road). Jeddah: Thaliah Street. ...

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Saudi Arabia iPhone 3G on Apple.com

Apple finally added the Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates iPhone 3G pages. The Saudi page mentions Mobily as the only authorized seller in Saudi Arabia. We are approaching the release of the iPhone 3G in Saudi Arabia by the end of this month. We will keep you updated. Thanks Shufflegazine for the heads up.

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Reserve a Mobily iPhone 3G now!

Mobily (Saudi Arabia’s second mobile phone carrier) is now offering the ability to reserve your iPhone 3G so you will be given a priority over others when you want to purchase the device on launch date. According to Mobily “this does not mean that you will be guaranteed a device as it will be subject to availability”. Just fill the ...

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Okaz newspaper ad for iPhone 3G in Saudi Arabia, UAE

In today’s Okaz newspaper, an ad for the upcoming iPhone 3G release in Saudi Arabia and UAE by Mobily/Etisalat. Update: added a new photo that I have taken and uploaded to flickr. Image from Milyani.

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Confirmed: IPhone 3G will be sold in Saudi Arabia and UAE

We have obtained the letter stating that the iPhone 3g will be Sold in Saudi Arabia and UAE. Mobily will be selling the iPhone 3G in Saudi Arabia. Etisalat will be selling it in UAE. Mobily and Etisalat signed an agreement with Apple to bring the iPhone to Saudi Arabia and UAE later this month. The models that will be available are the ...

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IPhone 3G in Saudi Arabia

Based on a trusted source the iPhone 3G will be sold in Saudi Arabia through Mobily. An internal memo sent to the employees states that it will be available mid February. No news about pricing or plans yet.

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