The day the die hard iphone fans have been waiting for is here.
About 20 people were outside the AT&T store at Greenville Blvd. and Arlington Blvd. at 5 a.m. Friday, waiting for the store to open to buy the new iPhone 5. Much longer lines have been reported at Apple stores around the country and around the world.
The first person in line at the store in Greenville said he arrived at 10 p.m. Thursday. One man said he was waiting in line to buy the iPhone 5 for his fiancee`.
Ironically, BlackBerry is reporting an outage affecting users in Europe, Middle East and Africa -- interrupting service for customers on the very day Apple Inc. unveiled its hot new iPhone 5.