Is an Apple Tablet on the Way? Orange Exec Says ‘Oui’

by admin January 12, 2010 at 10:36 am

Perhaps caught off guard, an executive of international carrier Orange said in a French TV interview that an Apple tablet will debut soon.

In the video above, Stéphane Richard, who is set to be Orange’s CEO, responds “Yes” when French media asks whether the rumors are true that an Apple tablet will debut soon. The interviewer then asks Richard whether the tablet will be available for Orange customers, to which the executive replies, “Of course.”

Rumors have run wild that Apple will introduce its much anticipated 10-inch touchscreen tablet in a special event later this month. The Wall Street Journal, who has accurately leaked Apple news in the past (including Steve Jobs’ liver transplant) claims the event will be held Jan. 27. The WSJ added that the tablet would be announced this month and begin shipping in March.

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