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Apple makes Comcast and Charter sell iPads, other devices as part of mobile deal cnbc.com Comcast and Charter agreed to sell thousands of Apple devices as part of a deal to offer the iPhone to customers for its mobile service.
Comcast agreed to sell iPads at a discount, with Comcast eating the subsidized cost.
Comcast and Charter agreed to Apple’s terms because they decided they couldn’t launch a mobile service without supporting the iPhone.