The China Telecom subsidiary Beijing Telecom released a press release (via China Daily) and said the nations third-largest mobile operator, revealed it may launch the code division multiple access (CDMA) version of Apple Incs iPhone 4S in the Chinese mainland as early as February. Prices has not been released yet, so we can not give any information about iPhone 4S contracts.
In a news release on Monday, Beijing Telecom Co Ltd, a subsidiary of China Telecom, said the CDMA-version iPhone 4S is likely to hit the domestic market by the end of February, or at the beginning of March. However, no pricing details were disclosed.
“China Telecom has already started preparatory work for the launch of the iPhone 4S,” according to the press release.
Experts pointed out that it is possible for China Telecom to present the iPhone 4S as soon as possible, since the device, built for the companys CDMA2000 network, has already obtained all three required operating licenses.
The CDMA2000 wireless standard is the 3G network technology used by China Telecom.