Update – January 4, 2010: In a report leaked to the media today, Merrill Lynch International analyst Cynthia Meng said; “China Unicom and Apple are likely to reach a for more than a two-year exclusive iPhone distribution agreement.” According to a China Unicom spokesperson, the two sides (Apple and China Unicom) are negotiating for an extended iPhone agreement. [...]
Tag Archive '3G'
Yu Ying Tao, General Manager of Unicom Huasheng Telecommunications Co., Ltd. (a.k.a. vsens.com China Unicom’s handset distribution entity), met with the press on December 10th, and delivered up several noteworthy items. First Mr. Tao confirmed that China Unicom had sold 100,000 iPhones in the first 40 days since launch. He also countered concerns over the [...]
App developer and iPhonAsia reader Wiley Kestner bought an iPhone 3GS in Hong Kong back in August and signed up for the China Unicom “3G trial” (beta testing the new network) in Kunming, China. Wiley writes below about his experience on the new network and provides full details on Unicom’s 3G pricing and plan options. [...]
You can never be too rich or too thin … or have too many sexy phones in your harem. Apple’s deal with China Unicom is non-exclusive and despite yesterday’s OPhone launch, China Mobile is still lusting after the handset that played hard to get … Apple’s iPhone. China Mobile CEO, Wang Jianzhou made his feelings [...]
Update – May 13, 2009: Wow! MIIT approves a WiFi capable 3G handset. Read details > HERE Update – April 24, 2009: Beijing. April 24. INTERFAX-CHINA - The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has allowed mobile phone manufacturers to integrate China’s homegrown WAPI (WLAN Authentication and Privacy Infrastructure) standard into their handsets, a source at a domestic [...]