Daily Archives: September 5, 2008

Can Mobile Operators Sell Laptops?

At the recent Citigroup Technology Conference, Dell’s CEO, Michael Dell indicated that the strategy for selling the company’s ‘netbooks’ would be via the wireless network operators – the former would be subsidized to consumers along with 3G service. Actually, this model is not new – Carphone Warehouse in UK has been giving away free laptops in exchange for a 3G subscription for many months now.

CARPHONE WAREHOUSE - FREE LAPTOP OFFERS

CARPHONE WAREHOUSE - FREE LAPTOP OFFERS

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