Apple strikes a deal to offer the iPhone on China Mobile

05 December, 2013 | Comments (21) | Post your comment

Tags: Apple, iOS

According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, Apple has struck a deal with China Mobile to officially sell the iPhone on the carrier. The deal is said to have the Apple iPhone devices available on the carrier’s shelves later this month – around December 18.

The agreement between Apple and China Mobile will open for the Cupertino giant the doors to the largest wireless carrier in the world. China Mobile has over 700 million subscribers.

The Apple iPhone 5s and 5c both feature support for China Mobile’s TD-LTE network. The devices have already received regulatory approval.

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Apple strikes a deal to offer the iPhone on China Mobile - reader comments

  • Sid

Apple only has to make dual sim iphone to get good sales in China.

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  • 2013-12-30 14:40
  • 3JnW
  • Yani2000

In other news, a similar deal was also struck with our telecoms in Slovenia. Guess they are lowering their strict standards which operator can sell their premium phones. Check at your local operators that hadn't sold iPhones before!

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  • 2013-12-10 20:53
  • 3pwj
  • Anonymous

All the other companies have deals to sell in China. They all bribed too I suppose.

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  • 2013-12-07 08:26
  • nChn