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German regulator is contact with France on Europe-wide solution over Apple iPhone 12 issue

FILE PHOTO: An Apple iPhone 12 in a mobile phone store in Nantes

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's telecom network regulator said on Friday it was in touch with French authorities about a Europe-wide solution to radiation concerns with Apple's iPhone 12 which prompted France to halt sales of the model this week.

The comment came after Apple said it would issue a software update for iPhone 12 users in France to settle the matter.

The regulator did not give further detail or say if a solution for the bloc would include a software upgrade.

(Reporting by Hakan Ersen in Frankfurt; writing by Josephine Mason; editing by Jason Neely)