The new Apple iPhone will be released in Australia in the 2nd quarter of 2008 according to an insider at a major Australian Telecommunication carrier with whom Apple has been having talks.
And despite Telstra snubbing the phone late last year the carrier could well carry the phone due to their Edge wireless technolgy. However insiders say that it will be on Telstra terms not Apple terms if Apple wants access to the Telstra network.
The US version of the phone will go on sale on June 11 2007 which coincidence with the opening day of the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference. scheduled to be held in San Francisco from June 11 through June 15.
In addition Cingular is confirming that the release date will be June 11. A customer service manager at Cingular called by a CNet journalist gave them that date late.
A spoksperson for Appple Australia was not available to comment.