PARIS (AFP) –said on Thursday it had been picked by Apple to launch its handset in .
France Telecom’s chief executive Didier Lombard announced the deal with the US technology giant on the sidelines of a telecommunications conference in.
The announcement, which had been widely predicted in the media, contrasted with high profile announcements by Apple of its choice earlier this week inand , attended by the US firm’s chief .
Earlier this week Apple said it had picked O2 to distribute the handset in Britain andto launch it in Germany, as the group prepares for the European roll-out of its latest gadget.
The touch-screen iPhone offers Internet access, telephone service and-like music as well as the ability to play videos.
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