Orange will indeed offer Apple's iPhone on France, but the most interesting aspect of the two firms' partnership will be the availability, for the first time, of officially unlocked handsets.
I'm on the telephone waiting for Belkin right now. I've spoken to Apple support twice on the phone, AT&T twice on the phone,twice in the store, and have emailed both. At this point, I've received no help from any of them. This is my story:
Diplomacy is the art of saying "nice doggy" until you can find a rock.