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Topic: China Mobile

China Mobile reports strong 4G user growth in January, following Apple's iPhone 6s chart topping launch

02/23/2016, 03:02 pm

China Mobile, the world's largest carrier, added 23.3 million new 4G users last month, reaching 335.6 million 4G subscribers in total. That's a 214 percent increase over the previous year, and suggests that predictions of collapse in iPhone growth due to economic troubles in China are far fetched.

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Apple's 4-inch 'iPhone 6c' set for April 2016 launch, China Mobile claims

12/22/2015, 12:12 pm

China Mobile is apparently planning for an April 2016 launch of a new 4-inch iPhone, a product launch calendar from Apple's carrier partner has revealed.

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Apple expected to begin selling iPhone 6 in China on October 10

09/27/2014, 05:09 pm

Reports from the People's Republic of China indicate that Apple is preparing to introduce iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on October 10, following final approval from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.

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Apple shoots down Chinese state media accusations targeting iOS privacy, location tracking

07/12/2014, 06:07 pm

Apple's website in China has published a detailed response to accusations by the country's state owned media, refuting claims that iOS tracks users' locations in a firm but politely worded statement.

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China Mobile 4G adoption continues to be driven largely by Apple's iPhone

05/22/2014, 10:05 am

About half of all of the 2.8 million 4G subscribers on China Mobile's network are iPhone users, giving Apple a strong position as the world's largest wireless provider looks to expand its high-speed mobile presence.

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Apple rolls out TD-LTE iPad Air, Retina iPad mini for China Mobile

03/31/2014, 07:03 pm

Apple on Monday announced it has started sales of TD-LTE equipped iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display models in China, specifically granting China Mobile users access to next-generation 4G high-speed mobile Internet.

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Apple's iPhone drives China Mobile 4G adoption, but carrier mum on actual sales numbers

03/20/2014, 12:03 pm

Most of the 1.34 million subscribers on China Mobile's nascent 4G TD-LTE network are using iPhones, the company said on Thursday, but investors hoping for a more detailed breakdown will be left disappointed as the carrier declined to elaborate further.

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In China, new iOS product launches drive older device sales, expand Apple's customer base

03/19/2014, 06:03 pm

In most countries, when Apple releases a new iPhone model the handset quickly becomes a hot-seller as older models fall by the wayside. The opposite is true in China, according to fresh data from research firm Mixpanel.

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iPhone launch propels China Mobile to biggest 3G subscriber increase ever

02/20/2014, 12:02 pm

China Mobile added more high-speed data customers in January than at any other point in its history, bringing on more than 14 million new 3G subscribers in the company's first month as one of Apple's official carrier partners.

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China 3G subscribers grew 79% in 2013 with Apple poised to benefit from booming market

01/21/2014, 02:01 pm

While smartphone markets around the world are showing signs of maturity, China still posted 79 percent growth in high-speed mobile subscribers last year, reaching 417 million users.

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Photos: Customers line up for long-awaited China Mobile launch of Apple's iPhone

01/17/2014, 10:01 am

Thousands of Chinese consumers descended on China Mobile stores across the Middle Kingdom Friday as the iPhone made its official debut on the world's largest wireless carrier.

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Apple's Cook hands out first China Mobile iPhones at launch event [ux2]

01/16/2014, 09:01 pm

After years of speculation and rumors, the iPhone finally launched on the world's largest wireless carrier China Mobile on Friday, with Apple CEO Tim Cook and China Mobile Chairman Xi Guohua on hand to personally pass out the first units to customers.

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Wall Street excited about China Mobile's iPhone launch, but Apple's margins will be scrutinized

01/15/2014, 03:01 pm

With the iPhone just days away from arriving on China Mobile, analysts' relief at the long-rumored deal's consummation is paired with curiosity about what concessions Apple may have made to strike an accord with the world's largest wireless carrier.

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Tim Cook makes rare TV appearance to hype Apple-China Mobile deal

01/15/2014, 08:01 am

In an effort to drum up enthusiasm among investors for his company's new agreement with China Mobile, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook participated in a rare TV interview on Wednesday, sharing the spotlight with Xi Guohua, the chairman of the world's largest wireless carrier.

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Apple's Cook 'incredibly optimistic' as China Mobile iPhone orders in multi-millions

01/14/2014, 10:01 pm

According to China Mobile Chairman Xi Guohua, demand for the carrier's iPhone looks to be strong as orders are already in the multi-millions, prompting Apple CEO Tim Cook to say he is "incredibly optimistic" about the new partnership.

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China Mobile guidance expected to be investors' focus in Apple's next earnings report

01/14/2014, 08:01 am

When Apple reports its holiday 2013 earnings in a few weeks, investors are likely to be focused on the future, analyst Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray believes, as the upcoming launch of the iPhone on China Mobile takes center stage.

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Smartphone growth slowing in China as Apple expands iPhone presence

12/24/2013, 01:12 pm

Though the Chinese market remains a major focus for Apple, particularly with the upcoming launch of the iPhone on China Mobile, new data suggests that overall smartphone sales growth has been slowing from its previous red-hot pace.

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China Mobile signs deal with Apple, will launch iPhone 5s, 5c in January

12/22/2013, 05:12 pm

Apple officially announced its agreement with China Mobile today. The world's largest carrier and most significant remaining mobile operator to not sell iPhones will begin taking preregistrations on December 25 and bring iPhone 5s and 5c models to retail stores for sale on January 17.

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Weaker than expected iPhone 5c sales may trigger China Mobile renegotiation

12/19/2013, 11:12 pm

Sales of Apple's less-expensive iPhone 5c may be holding up an anticipated China Mobile deal, says KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, but negotiations are likely nearing an end point.

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Shares of Apple dip on lack of China Mobile deal, supplier's disappointing earnings

12/18/2013, 11:12 am

A pair of negative news bites related to Apple hit on Wednesday, potentially explaining why shares of the company dipped nearly 2 percent in morning trading.

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