How many iPhones would fill the Albert Hall? HSBC may find out

If you’re the CIO for the ANZAC division of a big bank — I mean, a really big, global bank — and you happen to let slip to a ZDnet reporter that your company is considering the iPhone as a possible BlackBerry replacement across the board… well, 200,000 iPhones is enough to get everyone’s attention, even though this is about as far from an actual commitment to purchase as I am from New Zealand right now (17 time zones or so).