Latin American cellular operator America Movil has announced that it will launch the iPhone 3G in ten additional countries on August 22. Having already launched the device in Mexico, Movil plans to begin selling the phone in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay on the 22 as part of a wider 20-country roll out. Reuters reports that rival telecom Telefonica S.A. is also preparing to launch sales of the iPhone 3G throughout Latin America later this month, and also states that America Movil’s Brazilian unit Claro is expected to begin sales of the device “in the coming months.”
America Movil bringing iPhone 3G to 10 countries Aug. 22
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