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Topic: China Telecom

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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Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c to receive significant subsidies from Chinese carriers

09/17/2013, 09:09 am

Newly-released rate cards from China Unicom and China Telecom reveal that Apple's newest handsets will hit the street for significantly less than their sticker prices.

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China Telecom, Unicom rumored to offer Apple's new iPhones Sept. 20, China Mobile in Nov.

09/05/2013, 02:09 pm

Apple's current carrier partners China Unicom and China Telecom may offer the company's next-generation iPhones as soon as Sept. 20, though a launch on China Mobile is expected to come slightly later, a new rumor claims.

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Popularity of Apple's iPhone provides a financial lift for China Telecom

08/21/2013, 10:08 am

China Telecom's mobile revenues jumped by 28.3 percent in the first half of 2013, thanks in large part to Apple's iPhone attracting more 3G customers to the network.

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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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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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Strong Chinese iPhone 5 launch taken as another sign Apple stock is undervalued

12/18/2012, 08:12 am

Two prominent investment firms view the record breaking opening weekend for Apple's iPhone 5 in China as a sign that the company's shares are undervalued, with strong performance likely to show up in this quarter's financials.

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Cellular-enabled iPad mini and 4th-gen iPad certified for sale in China

12/18/2012, 12:12 am

A filing with China's telecommunications regulation body discovered on Tuesday reveals that Apple has acquired the network licenses needed to start sales of its cellular-enabled iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad.

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Apple sold 2 million iPhone 5 units in China launch weekend

12/16/2012, 08:12 pm

Sales of the iPhone 5 topped two million units in its first weekend of availability in China, Apple announced Sunday evening.

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Apple's China reservation system again cuts down on lines, scalpers for iPhone 5

12/14/2012, 02:12 pm

As the iPhone 5 went on sale Friday, lines at retail stores were again subdued compared to previous product launches, as Apple's new reservation system prevented excitement from turning into potentially dangerous crowds.

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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 Telecom credits subscriber gains to iPhone 4S launch

08/22/2012, 08:08 am

China Telecom announced this week that it added 8.35 million users during its second quarter, an increase credited mostly to the launch of the iPhone 4S.

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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 '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 4S launch helps China top US to become largest smartphone market

05/04/2012, 01:05 pm

Further demonstrating the importance of China to Apple's business, the country has now surpassed the U.S. in terms of smartphone subscribers, making it the largest smartphone market in the world.

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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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Apple CEO spotted in Beijing amid rumors of further investments in China [u]

03/26/2012, 05:03 am

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook, in his first trip to China since taking the reins from late company co-founder Steve Jobs, met with Chinese government officials on Monday to discuss plans to further expand operations in the country.

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