According to the Globe and Mail Canada's largest telecom providers Rogers Communications and Bell Canada Enterprises are vying for their share of Apple's upcoming HDTV.

Oh, and they reportedly have prototypes in their labs for testing. Jealous? I am.

The article restates the Apple HDTV's rumored features including Siri functionality, voice and motion control, as well as integration with mobile devices, while functioning as a gaming platform. But, Apple's main goal is to find support from a large carrier.

"They're not closed to doing it with one [company] or doing it with two," said one source. "They're looking for a partner. They're looking for someone with wireless and broadband capabilities."

If Rogers and Bell actually have Apple's HDTV in their labs, and Apple is courting telecom providers as actively as the article claims, a 2012 Apple HDTV might not be as lofty a dream as it once seemed.

Source: The Global and Mail