Apple’s iPhone 5 Availability Expands: What It Means To Regional Carriers

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http://techcrunch.com – Apple isn’t delaying bringing its latest iPhone to regional carriers this time around, with launches across the U.S. going out today, at a list of carriers that includes C Spire, Bluegrass Cellular, Appalachian Wireless, Alaska GCI, Cricket Wireless, Cellcom and nTelos Wireless. It’s a change from the way things used to work that’s significant for both the carriers and their customers, in a market when access to hardware is a key competitive metric. All of the companies above are getting the iPhone 5 just one week after it’s going out to the big national networks of Ver (IT news)