With speculation abounding of a China Mobile (CHL) iPhone release, rival China Telecom (CHA)...

|By:, SA News Editor

With speculation abounding of a China Mobile (CHL) iPhone release, rival China Telecom (CHA) might beat it to the punch. Reuters is reporting China Telecom and Apple (AAPL) will introduce an iPhone that runs on the former's EV-DO 3G network by year's end. As of May, China Telecom had 105.7M subscribers, including 19.7M 3G users.