Carriers to launch new iPhone models November 3

Cellcom and Orange franchisee Partner will begin sales of the new iPhone 5s and 5c on November 3.

Cellcom Israel Ltd. (NYSE:CEL; TASE:CEL) and Orange franchisee Partner Communications Ltd. (Nasdaq: PTNR; TASE: PTNR) will begin sales of the new iPhone 5s and 5c on November 3, bringing forward their launch dates from November 7.

Cellcom will sell a 16-gigabyte iPhone 5s for NIS 3,700 in presales, and sell the 16-gigabyte iPhone 5c for NIS 3,000. Partner has not disclosed its prices.

Pelephone Communications Ltd. announced that it has begun presales of the iPhone 5s and 5c. It is asking NIS 3,680 for a 16-gigabyte iPhone 5s and NIS 3,220 for a 16-gigabyte iPhone 5c.

Sources inform ''Globes'' that HOT Mobile Ltd. will also sell the iPhone 5s and 5c.

MVNO Rami Levy Communications began selling the iPhone 5c, which it imports independently, in early October. It is asking NIS 3,000. Chains which import the iPhone 5s independently are selling the 16 gigabyte version for NIS 4,000-4,900.

Published by Globes [online], Israel business news - - on October 27, 2013

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