According to news recently published via Reuters, T-Mobile - the mobile division of Germany's D. Telekom - has landed distribution rights to the iPhone in Germany. T-Mobile will be the exclusive carrier of the Apple iPhone in Germany.
The brief indicates that the iPhone will go on sale in Germany on November 1st of this year and will retail for $450 Euros ($612 USD).
Though previous rumors have suggested that the first iPhone introduced in Europe will be a 3G HSDPA iPhone, there has been no confirmation exactly what version of the iPhone T-Mobile will be selling in Germany.The 2.5G (EDGE) version of the iPhone, which went on sale on June 29th in the United States, is estimated by some analysts to have sold over 700,000 units in it's first 3 days.
However, considering the maturity of European mobile services as compared to the US, one would imagine a 2.5G version of the iPhone would have little appeal to European consumers.