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China Unicom new iPhone reservations pass 100K

The impending launch of the iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s marks the first time that the iPhone will go on sale in China the same day it launches in the US. That being the case, Bloomberg is reporting that pre-orders for Apple's upcoming iPhones on China Unicom have surpassed 100,000 units. China Unic...

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China Unicom's iPhone 5 reservations hit 200,000

Just three days after they began, preorders for the iPhone 5 on China Unicom have doubled. On Tuesday we reported that the telecom company had received 100,000 preorders for Apple's latest smartphone and that number now stands at 200,000 according to a report by Sina Tech. iPhone 5 launches i...

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China Unicom preorders for iPhone 5 top 100k on first day

China is going wild for the iPhone 5. According to a report by Sina Tech, China Unicom took over 100,000 pre-orders on the first day that it started accepting reservations for the phone. More than 5,000 orders allegedly flowed through Beijing Telecom, a local subsidiary of China Telecom, says a...

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iPhone 5 receives approval in China

It appears that the iPhone 5 has received a "network access license" in China, meaning that one of the major roadblocks to selling the newest iPhone on the mainland has been removed. According to a Wall Street Journal post from this morning, regulatory approval for iPhones supported by both C...

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iPhone 5 moves closer to launch in China

The iPhone 5 is allegedly one step closer to launching in China. Chinese blog Sina Tech reports that two models of the iPhone 5, model A1429 and A1442, have received government approval to run on the nation's wireless networks. The A1429 model is reportedly compatible with China Unicom's 3G net...

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China Unicom, Apple in talks to extend 3-year partnership

Back in June of 2009, Apple and Chinese telecommunications company China Unicom inked a three year partnership that has been very successful for both parties. The Next Web reports that China Unicom president Lu Yimin has revealed that the two companies are now in talks to renew their partnershi...

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Tim Cook visits Apple Store in Beijing

According to TechNode, Tim Cook spent his Monday morning with the employees and customers at the Xidan Joy City Apple Store in Beijing. The random spotting, recorded by user STwing of Chinese micro-blogging service Sina Weibo, kicked off rumors that the Apple CEO was in town to talk about the n...

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Daily Update for January 13, 2012

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requi...

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iPhone reportedly ready for China Telecom's CDMA2000 network

The iPhone 4S is set to launch in China a few days from now via China Unicom, a GSM-based provider that has been the sole iPhone-compatible Chinese carrier thus far. According to AllThingsD, China may be getting ready to add a second carrier to the mix: CDMA-based wireless carrier China Telecom. ...

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China Unicom offers free iPhone 4S on contract

Want a free iPhone 4S? If you're a customer of China Unicom, you're in luck -- the company announced today (one week from the first day of iPhone 4S availability in China and 21 other countries) that they'll give users a free iPhone 4S for signing a multiyear service contract. It gets better....

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Daily Update for November 21, 2011

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requi...

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iPhone 4S has reportedly received China's network access permit

Chinese website M.I.C. Gadget is reporting that the iPhone 4S has leaped an important hurdle in preparation for sale by cellular carrier China Unicom. The newest iPhone has apparently been tested by the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) and is about to be given the ...

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Rumor: iPhone 5 supports HSPA+ '4G'

Less than one week before Apple's announcement of a new iPhone or two, Japanese blog Macotakara has published a photo of a slide shown by China Unicom during a presentation at Macworld Asia. What's on the slide? Notes about an 'iPhone 5' to be delivered in 2011 that supports the HSPA+ '4G' mobi...

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iPhone poised to take China by storm

It's that time of the year when wireless carriers are reporting their quarterly earnings and leaking tidbits of information about their future financial prospects. Though many carriers focus on ARPU and churn, both China Mobile and China Telecom have been forthcoming about their future iPhone pla...

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China Unicom offers $10 monthly iPhone plan amid stiff competition

China Unicom is trying to grab additional customers before its exclusivity with the iPhone ends. The wireless carrier is kicking off a new promotion that drops the price on its lowest iPhone plan to a rock bottom 66 yuan (US$10) a month. Right now, its larger rivals China Mobile and China Telec...

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