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Apple Inc. In Talks To Offer Virtual Network Service [REPORT]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is reportedly in discussion with wireless providers in the U.S. and the Europe to launch its own cellular service. On Monday, a report from Business Insider, which cites sources close to Apple, says the company is “privately trialling" an MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) service in the U.S.

Is Apple really planning an MVNO service?

Business Insider claims that Apple is aiming for the long term, and has no plans to release its network for at least five years. Apple ventured into the segment before launching the first iPhone, as was revealed by a patent filing, which details a system that could automatically switch between multiple wireless carriers. With this concept, the U.S. firm would have been able to sell...