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Preorders for iPhone 4 top 60,000 in 4 hours
By Lee Youkyung
SEOUL, Aug. 18 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's telecom giant KT Corp. said Wednesday it had received more than 60,000 preorders for the iPhone 4 in less than four hours after it started receiving reservations for the latest model of Apple Inc.'s smartphone.

KT, the local distributor of Apple's iPhones and the second-biggest mobile carrier in the country, said more than 60,000 people had placed a preorder for the smash-hit smartphone as of 9:45 a.m.File photo
Upon opening at 6 a.m. Wednesday, the preorder Web site for the iPhone 4 experienced a delay for about one hour as the server was overloaded by tens of thousands of users accessing the site at the same time, according to a KT spokesman.