Tag Archives: China

Apple’s China Mobile deal could cause a costly subsidy war

Apple is finally launching its iPhone on the China Mobile network. It sees the company joining forces with the world’s largest wireless carrier and opening the door China Mobile’s 763 million subscribers. Needless to say, it’s a pretty big deal – something Apple CEO Tim Cook is clearly aware of. Tim Cook was in China for the launch, giving out…

Tim Cook hands out autographed iPhones at China Mobile Launch, promises “great things”

The iPhone has finally been launched on the world’s biggest carrier, China Mobile today, and Tim Cook made a special appearance at the launch to surprise some lucky customers with autographed iPhones. China Mobile’s deal with Apple has been up in the air for over a year, and with one false launch already coming to pass, some wondered whether Apple would…

iPhone deal comes at a cost for China Mobile

In December, Apple finally struck a deal to sell iPhones on the China Mobile network, the world’s largest carrier. But, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal, the partnership comes at some cost to the carrier, at least in the short term. The rollout of iPhones on China Mobile will start later this month as part of the carrier’s launch of…

AAPL climbs $18 following China Mobile announcement

Following the confirmation that Apple’s iPhone would be launched on China Mobile’s 3G and 4G networks in the new year, AAPL has climbed 18 points. Apple made the official announcement yesterday, following last weeks uproar over the iPhone launch that never was. The launch was rumored to be taking place on December 18, but when the event didn’t…

Apple and China Mobile deal is a go, carrier to get iPhone starting January 17th with pre-registration starting December 25th

If you happen to be a China Mobile subscriber, or someone who has been looking to switch to the largest carrier in the world, then Apple has a Christmas present for you. Cupertino and Beijing have just announced that the partnership will officially begin offering the two newest iPhones on China Mobile’s 3G and 4G network starting January 17th, 2014. That’s…

China Mobile deal delay could be due to low iPhone 5c demand

China Mobile and Apple are rumored to be very close to a deal, with talks going back and forth and a pre-order page even appearing prematurely on China Mobile’s site at one point. Well, according to a new report, one of the reasons that the deal may not be completely secured yet is because of iPhone 5c demand – or lack thereof. Apparently the iPhone 5c…

China Mobile iPhone no-show prompts 1.8% fall in AAPL

Apple’s stock dipped by 1.8 percent in pre-market this morning, following China Mobile’s failure to launch the iPhone on its network today. Despite lack of official confirmation, today was widely accepted as the day that China Mobile would begin carrying the iPhone on its network. It was already confirmed that 4G would be launched today, and China Mobile…

Rumor: iPhone set to launch on China Mobile on December 18

China Mobile, the largest wireless provider for the country, has been without a 4G iPhone since the device launched. Actually, the carrier has been without an iPhone in its device line up. That’s right, the carrier has actually never carried the iPhone. Although this is expected to change very soon. According to rumors over the past few weeks, Apple has…