China Mobile finally starts selling iPhones on its massive network, with focus on how big a slice Apple can carve out in the booming Chinese market.
A deal to sell iPhones on China Mobile's vast network is a "watershed moment," Apple CEO Tim Cook told CNBC on Wednesday.
China has approved a pilot scheme allowing private companies to piggy back on the country's providers to offer own-brand mobile services.
Apple's deal with China Mobile is set to up the ante in the smartphone war with Samsung, which stands to lose its leading position in the market.
Apple and China Mobile have signed a deal to distribute Apple's iPhone, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
China has opened up its mobile broadband market after granting 4G licences to the country's three main telecom companies. The FT reports.
Carson Block, foundeder of Muddy Waters, challenged his latest target, Chinese mobile security software company NQ Mobile, to sue him in the U.S.
China has reportedly made a momentous decision to liberalize internet access within the planned Shanghai free-trade zone to websites seen as politically sensitive such as Facebook.
Tucker Grinnan, Head of Regional Telecommunications Research at HSBC tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he like China Telecom in the wake of the Apple iPhone 5C and 5S.
Bertram Lai, Greater China Telecommunications Research at CIMB Securities tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he's neutral on China Mobile at the moment.
The stars may finally be aligning for a long-awaited deal between Apple and China Mobile that could help the iPhone maker claw back lost ground in its most important growth markets.
China Mobile hopes to tap pent-up demand for Apple smartphones by rolling out new 4G technology this year and having an iPhone model that will finally run on it.
Asian shares ended mixed on Friday, dragged lower by a drop in regional technology stocks, although gains in Australia and Japan contained overall losses for equities.
Apple's Chief Executive Tim Cook met with China Mobile's Chairman Xi Guohua to discuss "matters of cooperation," a China Mobile spokesman said.
Apple's Chief Executive Tim Cook is meeting with partners and government officials in China on his second visit in less than a year.
Apple has sold more than two million iPhone 5 smartphones in China in the first weekend since the phone's launch on Friday.
Apple launched its iPhone 5 in China, even as its ranking in the world's largest smartphone market has slipped in the face of competition from cheaper rivals.
Asian shares were mixed on Friday with a pick-up in China's manufacturing sector lending support but worries over the progress of U.S. budget talks to avert the "fiscal cliff" weighing on investor sentiment.
Apple's iPhone 5 will be available for sale in China on Dec. 14.
Michael Meng, Head of Equity Research Hong Kong at BOCI Research says China Mobile suffers from structural problems and is cautious on its stock. He gives his target price for the company, and explains his buy calls on China Telecom and China Unicom.