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Old 12-19-2007, 07:00 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by wadesworld View Post
Because GSM is a patented protocol. In order to implement it, you have to pay a hefty fee to the patent holder (Phillips). Since it is included on Windows, Flagship gets it for free. Unfortunately, Apple apparently chose not to license it.
Thanks for that answer, at least now we know who to ask.

I don't think it'll do much good, but I'll write a letter to Apple to ask them about this. After all, they're sitting on billions in cash and the license can't be that expensive.
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