Windows Phone 7 UK Launch Confirmed For All Major Mobile Operators

Microsoft has announced that all of the five major mobile network providers in the UK will carry handsets sporting the new Windows 7 operating system.
The software giant has revealed that Windows Phone 7 devices will be available via Orange, O2, Vodafone, T-Mobile and Three, as well as through high street retailers Phones 4U and the Carphone Warehouse .
Alex Reeve, Director, Mobile Business Group, Microsoft UK, said: “Following our announcement at Mobile World Congress that Orange will be our lead partner, it is wonderful now to have all of the UK’s network operators supporting the launch of Windows Phone 7.”
“This means we can provide network choice and also a range of phones across networks for customers to choose from, all with the power of Windows Phone 7.”
Industry experts also expect the smaller mobile phone operators like Virgin Media and Tesco Mobile to offer Windows Phone 7 devices.
In addition to a new and improved user interface, Windows Phone 7 will allow users to play Xbox Live games and access Microsoft’s Zune music service on their phones.