AT&T Activated Just 146,000 iPhones During First Two Days of Sales

AT&T reported that it activated just 146,000 iPhones during the first two days of sales. Analysts had estimated that AT&T would activate between 500,000 and 700,000 on the first weekend. Apple’s shares tumbled 6% during after-hours trading. Apparently, the 354,000 to 554,000 folks who didn’t buy an iPhone the first weekend it hit stores had failed to read my article 5 Money-Saving Reasons to Buy an Apple iPhone.

Published or Updated: March 22, 2012
About Rob Berger

Rob founded the Dough Roller in 2007. A litigation attorney in the securities industry, he lives in Northern Virginia with his wife, their two teenagers, and the family mascot, a shih tzu named Sophie.

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  1. ron christopher says:

    DO NOT TRUST ATT PHONE CO THEY ARE NOT LIKE THEY USED TO BE SINCE THEY CHANGED TO CINGULAR AND THEN BACK TO ATT AND NOW I HEAR THEY ARE GOING WITH SPRINT, THESE TWO CO,S ARE REALLY BAD AND WHEN DEALIUNG WITH THEM WATCH EVERY THING YOU DO THEY HAVE SO MANY SMALL PRINT SCAMS AND THERE ATTITUTES HAVE REALLY TOOK A TURN FOR THE WORST,IF YOU ADD A LINE FOR YOUR CHILD EXPECT TO SIGN TWO YEAR DEAL WHICH THEY WONT TELL YOU THEY PUSH THE 9.99 A MONTH AND NEVER SAY BUT TWO YEAR DEAL REQUIRED,AT ANY RATE BEWARE OF ATT PHONE COMPANY

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