“China Telecom Corp Ltd, the nation’s third-largest mobile operator, revealed it may launch the code division multiple access (CDMA) version of Apple Inc’s iPhone 4S in the Chinese mainland as early as February,” Shen Jingting reports for China Daily.

“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… No pricing details were disclosed,” Jingting reports. “‘China Telecom has already started preparatory work for the launch of the iPhone 4S,’ according to the press release.”

Jingting reports, “For Apple, offering an iPhone compatible with China Telecom’s technology could encourage the use of the device by tens of millions of mobile subscribers.”

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]