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Topic: China Mobile

UBS sees 'iPhone 5C' becoming big in China, boosts AAPL target to $560

08/21/2013, 02:08 pm

Investment firm UBS sees shares of Apple rising more than 10 percent in the near future based on the potential for a lower-cost iPhone to make a big splash in the Chinese smartphone market.

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China Mobile, Apple still in talks for iPhone deal

08/15/2013, 02:08 pm

No deal has been struck between China Mobile and Apple, as the world's largest carrier revealed this week that talks between the two parties continue.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook met with head of China Mobile to again discuss potential deal

07/31/2013, 08:07 am

Tim Cook's trip to China included a visit with the head of the largest carrier in the world, China Mobile, as Apple's chief executive continues to work toward a potential partnership.

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Making way for Apple's iPhone, China Mobile to spend $6.7B building out 4G network

03/14/2013, 11:03 am

China Mobile will spend 41.7 billion yuan ($6.7 billion U.S.) to develop 4G technology this year in anticipation of the arrival of the world's most popular smartphone Apple's iPhone on the world's most populous wireless carrier.

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New Qualcomm LTE chipset could bring truly global iPhone with support for China Mobile

02/22/2013, 01:02 am

Apple supplier Qualcomm on Thursday announced a new "global LTE" front end solution that operates on 40 bands, including all existing LTE networks, which could usher in a truly global iPhone that even supports the obscure TD-SCDMA network used by the world's largest carrier China Mobile.

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Apple could triple share of Chinese market with $330 'iPhone mini'

02/19/2013, 01:02 am

Riding on rumors of a purported "budget" iPhone, Morgan Stanley on Tuesday released a report estimating that Apple could add nearly $2.4 billion dollars to its handset business and triple its addressable smartphone market in China by debuting a $330 "iPhone mini."

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China's 3G subscribers grow 83% in 2012, reach 233M

01/22/2013, 12:01 pm

The number of mobile 3G subscribers in China surged 83 percent in 2012, again underscoring the importance of the country to potential growth for Apple's iPhone.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook meets with China Mobile, world's largest carrier

01/10/2013, 08:01 am

While in China, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook gave an interview with local media, in which he revealed that he met with China Mobile, the world's largest wireless carrier.

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China's 3G subscribers grow 88% year over year to 222M

12/26/2012, 07:12 am

The total number of 3G subscribers in China reached 222 million in November, up 88 percent year over year, giving yet another indication why the market is so important for continued growth of Apple's iPhone.

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China Mobile president confirms ongoing iPhone talks with Apple, deal yet to be reached

12/05/2012, 08:12 pm

Yue Li, president of the world's largest wireless carrier China Mobile, confirmed on Wednesday that the telecom has been in talks with Apple since 2009 to bring the iPhone to its network since, however the two are far from striking a deal.

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iPhone 5 to see mid-December China debut after Apple's regulatory approval

11/29/2012, 07:11 am

The iPhone 5 was awarded a network access license in China, setting Apple's handset up for an anticipated mid-December launch.

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iPhone deal with China Mobile predicted to add $45 to Apple's stock price

11/09/2012, 12:11 pm

An anticipated deal between Apple and China Mobile, the largest wireless operator in the world, is predicted to add about $3 to Apple's annual earnings per share, and $45 to the company's stock price.

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iPhone 5 gets Chinese regulatory approval ahead of launch

10/30/2012, 06:10 pm

A Chinese regulatory agency on Tuesday revealed that two models of Apple's iPhone 5 have been granted approval to operate on the country's networks, suggesting that the popular smartphone will soon launch in the world's largest wireless market.

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China Mobile deal predicted to double Chinese iPhone sales

09/27/2012, 02:09 pm

An anticipated deal between Apple and China Mobile, the largest wireless carrier in the world, could double sales of the iPhone in China, according to one new analysis.

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China's smartphone market grows 164%, Apple's iOS takes 17.3% share

07/09/2012, 10:07 am

Even without availability on China's largest mobile provider, the iPhone's market share in China has grown form 9.9 percent a year ago to 17.3 percent in the June quarter.

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China Mobile 3G user growth slow, carrier is 'in need of an iPhone'

06/22/2012, 09:06 am

Though China Mobile is the largest wireless provider on on the planet, its number of high-speed 3G subscribers remains relatively small and growth is slow as the carrier does not currently offer Apple's iPhone.

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China Mobile support likely to make Apple's next iPhone a 'true world phone'

06/21/2012, 09:06 am

Apple's next-generation iPhone is expected to launch in October with support for China Mobile's proprietary 3G network, making it a "true world phone," according to a new report.

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Apple remains most valuable global brand with 19% growth to $183 billion

05/22/2012, 04:05 am

A new survey again placed Apple as the world's most valuable brand, even as nearly half of the top 100 global brands, including rivals Google and Microsoft, lost value over the past year.

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China Mobile 'actively talking' to Apple about iPhone cooperation

05/16/2012, 02:05 am

China Mobile revealed on Wednesday that it is in ongoing negotiations with Apple to bring the iPhone to its network.

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iPhone 'just getting started in China,' Apple could reach 35M sales in 2013

04/30/2012, 08:04 am

Apple has "enormous" potential to grow its sales in China, as one new estimate predicts Apple will sell 25 million iPhones there this year, and sales will grow to at least 35 million in 2013.

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