And you obviously didn't read the last sentence of the first paragraph.
Originally Posted by Wikipedia Article
As of November 2008 the CDMA operations have been moved to China Telecom and UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications System) has just launched in major cities across China on May 17, 2009.
UTMS. That's GSM. A CDMA iPhone wouldn't go unnoticed by anyone ever. Nothing to see here, people.