AT&T says almost sold out of Apple iPhones

SAN FRANCISCO, June 30 Sat Jun 30, 2007 1:46pm EDT

SAN FRANCISCO, June 30 (Reuters) - AT&T Inc. (T.N) sold almost all its initial stock of Apple Inc.'s (AAPL.O) iPhone within hours of the device going on sale, an AT&T spokesman said on Saturday.

"Virtually all of our stores sold out of the iPhone last night," spokesman Mark Siegel said, declining to specify how many units had been sold.

The combination cell phone, media player and Web browser went on sale Friday night at 6 p.m. in each U.S. time zone in the most anticipated gadget launches of the year.