Apple and Cingular to announce phone Tues, WSJ

Jan 08 2007 - 10:40 PM ET | Apple, Cingular

The Wall Street Journal has gotten in on [subscription req]the hottest rumor in mobile phones, Apple's introduction of a mobile phone. In typical style the Journal didn't mess around with speculation and instead essentially confirmed that Apple and Cingular will be bringing out a mobile phone as soon as tomorrow. Apple's CEO Steve Jobs is set to take the stage at MacWorld Expo tomorrow morning at 9AM PST for a keynote speech. That presentation is the prime time for the so-called iPhone introduction.

Cingular Wireless is expected to provide wireless service for a new Apple Computer Inc. cellphone, people familiar with the situation say.

The launch of the new phone and service is expected to be announced as early as Tuesday, these people say.

MobileTracker will be watching tomorrow's keynote speech closely and provide full coverage of any mobile announcements.