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Topic: China Unicom

Briefly: iPhone 4S passes China tests, Apple UK site #2 in traffic, Google updates iPad app

11/21/2011, 08:11 pm

The iPhone 4S has finally been approved for sale in China, Apple's online store was the second most trafficked retail site in UK between August and October while Google updated its search app for the iPad with a new UI and gesture controls.

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67% of potential Asian iPhone buyers remain untapped by Apple

11/21/2011, 09:11 am

The iPhone could see huge sales numbers in Asia as the region's burgeoning smartphone market has been largely untapped, with only about 22 percent of carriers selling Apple's handset, according to a new analysis.

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Chinese carrier says Apple's iPhone 5 will support 4G-like HSPA+

09/29/2011, 09:09 am

Apple's fifth-generation iPhone will feature support for fast HSPA+ 21Mbps network speeds, sometimes advertised as "4G," carrier China Unicom has revealed.

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China to hit 125M 3G subscribers as buzz builds over Apple's iPhone 5

09/21/2011, 09:09 am

The number of high-speed 3G data subscribers in China continues to grow at a significant pace month to month, putting the nation on track to have 125 million 3G customers by year's end as anticipation of Apple's next-generation iPhone swells.

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Apple begins selling iPad 2 3G in China

09/20/2011, 08:09 pm

Apple on Wednesday began selling 3G versions of the iPad 2 in China, ahead of high-profile retail store launches in Shanghai and Hong Kong later this week.

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China's Mobile, Telecom, Unicom to sell Apple's iPhone 5 this year - report

07/22/2011, 08:07 am

Both China Unicom and China Telecom, two of the largest mobile carriers in the world, will sell Apple's fifth-generation iPhone as soon as this quarter, with the largest prize -- China Mobile -- to follow, according to a new report.

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Apple's China boom continues with 6x revenue growth to $3.8B

07/19/2011, 11:07 pm

Apple revealed Tuesday that its Greater China regional revenue saw a six-fold increase year over year to $3.8 billion, even while company executives admitted that they are barely "scratching the surface" of the Chinese market.

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China Telecom deal viewed as $9B revenue opportunity for Apple

07/14/2011, 01:07 am

Recent reports that China Telecom will begin offering the iPhone by the end of the year have prompted investment firms to crunch the numbers on the deal's potential revenue opportunity, with one analyst arriving at a figure of $9 billion.

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China Telecom to launch iPhone in late 2011 - report

07/12/2011, 11:07 pm

China Telecom plans to begin selling Apple's iPhone by the end of this year, breaking rival China Unicom's exclusive hold on the iPhone market in the country, according to a new report.

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China Mobile, Apple agree on 4G TD-LTE technology

05/19/2011, 03:05 am

China Mobile revealed Thursday that it had reached an agreement with Apple to eventually support the carrier's fourth-generation TD-LTE data network, though it was unable to provide details on when exactly a 4G iPhone will arrive.

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LTE iPhone pushed to 2012; China Mobile may get iPhone in September

05/18/2011, 02:05 am

Apple had originally planned a 2011 release for an LTE-capable iPhone, but has pushed back its timeline for the device because of production constraints, according to a new report out of the Far East. Meanwhile, sources indicate that China Mobile will likely begin selling Apple's next-generation iPhone later this year.

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Cheaper iPhone could give Apple control of China's smartphone market

03/30/2011, 09:03 am

A new survey shows that Apple is poised to capitalize on an explosion in sales of 3G smartphones in China, with the iPhone the most popular option, though lower prices could give it the lion's share of sales.

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Apple's impressive revenue led by fourfold increase in China

01/19/2011, 02:01 pm

Apple's increased focus on China is paying off, with revenue from the nation quadrupling last quarter, thanks largely to strong sales and quick adoption of the iPhone and iPad.

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Analyst sees CDMA iPhone coming to China Telecom, India's Reliance

01/11/2011, 10:01 pm

One Wall Street analyst said Tuesday that global CDMA carriers, including China Telecom and Indian carrier Reliance, are expected to begin carrying the new CDMA iPhone 4 "over time."

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CES: Next-gen iPad case mockup, Lenovo reveals iPad challenger

01/05/2011, 02:01 am

A Consumer Electronics Show exhibitor is displaying a sample case for the the second-generation iPad with a machined aluminum mockup of Apple's unreleased tablet that resembles supposed iPad 2 cases seen online, while Lenovo has announced its first tablet, the LePad, which will attempt to take on the iPad in the PC maker's home country of China.

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Apple raises Q1 2011 iPhone shipments to 21 million

12/27/2010, 11:12 am

A new report claims that Apple has raised its first quarter 2011 iPhone shipment target to 20-21 million units, including 14-15 million WCDMA iPhones and 5-6 million CDMA units.

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No contract iPhone in China; Mac App Store search in 10.6.6, iCal alerts on me.com

12/24/2010, 09:12 am

China Unicom today will begin offering customers the option of a contract-free iPhone 3GS. Meanwhile, Mac OS X 10.6.6 will be capable of searching the Mac App Store for apps to open unsupported file types. And Apple has launched iCal alerts on Me.com.

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China catches 'Apple fever' as potential iPhone market continues to grow

12/20/2010, 02:12 pm

The iPhone 4 has been selling at a pace much faster than its predecessor, the iPhone 3GS, serving as evidence that China is catching "Apple fever," according to one analyst.

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Apple struggles to meet iPhone 4, iPad, MacBook Air demand in China

12/07/2010, 08:12 am

Apple's hottest products are facing significant demand in China, with the 11-inch MacBook Air, certain versions of the iPad, and the iPhone 4 all facing shortages.

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Government regulators warn China Unicom over new iPhone 4 contract rules

12/03/2010, 12:12 am

Chinese government regulators have rebuked China Unicom for its new guidelines restricting contracts for Apple's iPhone 4. The guidelines were instituted Wednesday in order to curb rampant scalping of both the iPhone and prepaid microSIM cards.

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