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Topic: China Unicom

Apple, China Unicom negotiating extended partnership

06/20/2012, 01:06 am

As Apple and China Unicom reach the end of a three-year agreement later this month, China Unicom's president has expressed confidence that the two companies will agree upon and sign a new contract.


3G version of Apple's new iPad certified for sale in China

05/30/2012, 03:05 pm

Regulators in China have approved the 3G version of Apple's third-generation iPad for sale in that market, signaling that the new iPad could soon become available in another major market.


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.


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.


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.


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.


China Unicom: Partnering with Apple producing 'better-than-expected results'

03/22/2012, 11:03 pm

China Unicom executives this week revealed that the telecom's partnership with Apple has performed better than expected and contributed to a 14 percent rise in profits in 2011.


China now leads world in iOS and Android device activations

03/21/2012, 05:03 pm

China's growing tech-savvy middle class has contributed to a sharp rise in mobile device sales over the past year, and new data reveals that the country has overtaken the U.S. to become the world's largest market for iOS and Android device activations for the first time.


Unofficial carrier China Mobile passes 15M iPhone users as compatibility issues fixed

03/05/2012, 05:03 pm

Despite not being an official Apple partner carrier, China Mobile announced on Monday that a spike of 5 million activations since October has brought the total number of iPhone users on its network to over 15 million following the launch of the iPhone 4S and a fix that allows the device to operate on the carrier's 3G network.


With China Telecom iPhone deal final, Apple turns attention to China Mobile

02/21/2012, 04:02 pm

A deal for Apple to offer the iPhone on the largest mobile carrier in the world, China Mobile, is said to now be "months away" after a newly announced deal with China Telecom.


China Telecom confirms upcoming iPhone 4S launch could come as early as Feb.

01/31/2012, 12:01 am

China's third-largest wireless carrier confirmed on Monday the imminent launch of the iPhone 4S on its network and suggested that it could begin selling the device as early as the end of February or the beginning of March.


Apple predicted to sell up to 40M iPhones on China Mobile, China Telecom in 2013

01/30/2012, 03:01 am

Investment bank Morgan Stanley believes Apple will partner up with both China Telecom and China Mobile "over the next year" to make its iPhone available on all three Chinese carriers, a move that could bring incremental sales of as many as 40 million units next calendar year.


China Telecom iPhone launch nears as Apple receives vital network license

01/20/2012, 02:01 am

One of the final obstacles to the arrival of Apple's iPhone on the China Telecom network has been removed with the news that a Chinese regulatory agency has granted a network access license for the handset.


Thousands line up in China ahead of Friday launch of Apple's iPhone 4S

01/12/2012, 03:01 pm

Hours before the iPhone 4S is set to go on sale in China, massive lines with thousands of people have formed outside of Apple's heavily trafficked retail stores.


New iPhone compatible with China Telecom gains regulatory approval

01/09/2012, 04:01 pm

Apple has built a new version of the iPhone compatible with the third-largest wireless carrier in China, China Telecom, and the handset has already received regulatory approval.


China Unicom customers can get Apple's iPhone 4S free with contract

01/06/2012, 11:01 am

Apple's carrier partner in China is offering an aggressive promotion in which customers can get a brand new iPhone 4S for free if they sign a multi-year service contract.


Apple to launch iPhone 4S in China and 21 more countries January 13

01/04/2012, 08:01 am

The iPhone 4S is set to launch in China and 21 additional countries across the world on Friday, Jan. 13, as Apple continues the rapid international roll-out of its latest smartphone.


Apple to launch iPhone 4S in mainland China before Jan. 23

12/27/2011, 10:12 am

Apple has met all of the requirements for the iPhone 4S to launch in mainland China, and the handset will reportedly debut before the Chinese New Year in late January.


Apple's iPhone 4S cleared for sale in China, expected to arrive in December [u]

12/10/2011, 12:12 pm

Chinese regulators have issued the final permit required for Apple to launch the iPhone 4S in the country, with wireless operator China Unicom hoping to begin selling the device by the Christmas and New Year holidays.


China Unicom on the verge of selling Apple's iPhone 4S

11/30/2011, 09:11 am

A government-issued network permit is all that stands between China Unicom and Apple selling the new iPhone 4S in China, which is now the largest smartphone market in the world.