As expected, Deutsche Telekom has announced its U.S. subsidiary T-Mobile will be carrying the iPhone in 2013. The telecommunications company tweeted the news on Thursday:
— Deutsche Telekom IR (@DT_IR) December 6, 2012
Merrill Lynch's Scott Craig accurately predicted the deal last week when he told investors "speculation is heightening" that Deutsche Telekom and Apple will enter into an agreement. The deal gives Apple access to 98% of the U.S. post-paid market, and analysts are predicting T-Mobile will sell around 4 million iPhones next year.