Update March 17, 2010: China Mobile CEO, Wang Jianzhou, is talking “Apple” again. During a recent press conference, Wang Jianzhou revealed that he is interested in the iPad and has told Apple that China Mobile would also like to see a special version of iPhone with a chipset that supports time division synchronous code division [...]
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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. [...]
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 [...]
iPhonAsia comment: 3G licenses were “approved” at year’s end (2008) … and now (apparently) they will formally be “issued” … This will unleash about $41 billion (USD) in cap ex to build out 3G network capacity. 3G licenses tipped today for all three The mainland telecoms regulator will likely issue licenses for third-generation (3G) mobile [...]
Apple has two very recent Beijing Job postings that suggest iPhone may soon be “official” in China. The most recent posting (November 13, 2008) is for an iPhone Quality Assurance Engineer in Beijing. Apple has launched iPhone in China’s special administrative regions (Hong Kong and Macau), but not yet in greater China. The recent Beijing [...]