Tech Data to Commence Distribution of iPhone to Resellers in Western Europe

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CLEARWATER, Fla. and BARCELONA, Spain, Nov. 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) today announced that it will participate in a pilot program to distribute the iPhone 4s, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c and related accessories to its channel of resellers in Western Europe. Shipments will commence in early November in Germany and France, followed by other countries over the course of the month.

"We are excited to distribute iPhone and a wide range of related accessories across Western Europe just in time for the key holiday season," said Nestor Cano, president, Tech Data Europe. "As the leading technology distributor in Europe, we have the right team, customer base and country coverage in place to grow our resellers' business significantly in both the consumer and commercial markets."

SIM lock-free iPhones and accessories will be available to IT and mobile resellers via Tech Data Europe's e-commerce systems (EDI, XML, or InTouch website) or local sales representatives.

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Tech Data Corporation is one of the world's largest wholesale distributors of technology products, services and solutions. Its advanced logistics capabilities and value added services enable 120,000 resellers in more than 100 countries to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users. To learn more, visit www.techdata.com, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

CONTACT: For European Media: Nigel Judd Marketing Services Director, Tech Data Europe 00351 917204492 nigel.judd@techdata.pt For U.S. Media: Amanda Lee Public Relations Manager +1.727.538.5803 amanda.lee@techdata.com

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