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2 Degrees names SIM and phone distribution outlets

The third mobile entrant, 2 Degrees, has released the list of distribution partners for its SIM cards and mobile phones.

Featuring big name electronic and office supplies retailers such Noel Leeming, Bond & Bond, Dick Smith Electronics, Warehouse Stationery, 2 Degrees has also got food chains Pak ’n Save, New World, Foodtown, Countdown, and Woolworths onboard.

Fuel stations and garages Shell, Mobil, BP also feature on the list released by 2 Degrees today, together with other independently owned petrol stations served by Red Circle. Cash and Carry outlets Gilmours, Toops and Trents will also have 2 Degrees products at launch.

All in all, 2 Degrees expects its handsets to be available in some 400 outlets in August, and SIM cards in 2,700 stores.

Asked what handsets 2 Degrees will have on offer, chief sales and marketing officer Larrie Moore says "we won't have any crap handsets — instead, we'll offer people's favourite ones."

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