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New iPhone available soon

New Zealanders will be able to get their hands on Apple's new speedier model iPhone in July or August. Apple previewed the new 3GS, which includes a video camera, today in the United States. Company vice president of marketing Phil Schiller made the announcement at an annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco . The new phone, the first model to capture video, will be available in the United States on June 19. Vodafone will sell the phone in New Zealand, but spokesman Paul Brislen told NZPA it was not yet known how much it would cost. Read more at BusinessDay

Vodafone and 3 hook up

Vodafone Australia and Hutchison Telecommunications (Australia), in which Telecom holds a 10 percent stake, have agreed to merge their Australian businesses.