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iPhone once again boosts China Telecom financials

While it remains to be seen if China Mobile -- otherwise known as the world's largest mobile carrier -- will begin selling the iPhone anytime soon, China's smallest carrier is experiencing a notable amount of success with Apple's popular smartphone. In a statement posted about a week ago, China Tel...

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iPhone boost helps China Telecom profits beat estimates

It's a pattern that has been repeated over and over; a wireless carrier adds the iPhone to its mix of products and profitability improves. The latest beneficiary of this little bit of Apple magic is China Telecom, which began selling subsidized iPhones last year. The company reported that net inco...

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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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China Telecom iPhone 5 pre-orders begin

Chinese TUAW readers, get ready -- China Telecom has begun taking pre-orders for the iPhone 5 in the world's largest market. According to Global Times, China Telecom -- which just happens to be the smallest of the wireless carriers in China -- confirmed on Sunday that the iPhone 5 would be goin...

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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 Telecom launches iPhone promo to boost corporate sales

China Telecom posted disappointing quarterly earnings for Q1 2012 and is turning to the iPhone to help it turn things around. According to Hong Kong's The Standard, the wireless carrier is launching an iPhone promotion to encourage businesses to sign up with China Telecom. Any business that buy...

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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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iPhone 4S launches on China Telecom to 200,000 pre-orders

China Telecom started selling the iPhone 4S today and became the second Chinese wireless carrier to offer the Apple smartphone. According to a M.I.C. Gadget report, China Telecom processed 200,000 pre-orders in seven days, with the highest number of orders coming from Beijing (10,000) and Shanghai...

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iPhone 4S arrives for China Telecom on March 9th

After months of ads enticing China Telecom subscribers with views of the iPhone 4S, the huge Chinese wireless carrier has announced that it will begin sales of the newest iPhone on March 9, 2012. The company will begin taking reservations for the iPhone 4S on March 2 in anticipation of the rollout ...

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China Telecom to start selling the iPhone 4S before March

According to a report in China Daily, China Telecom may become the second Chinese wireless carrier to carry the iPhone 4S. The carrier reportedly released a press release on Tuesday with the big news. "China Telecom has already started preparatory work for the launch of the iPhone 4S," says the pre...

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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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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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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 Telecom plans iPhone launch this year

Reuters is reporting that China Telecom will officially launch the iPhone on its 106 million-subscriber service by the end of 2011, according to sources. We've heard this rumor before, but this seems about as good as we're going to get before an actual, official confirmation. Currently, China U...

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China Telecom awaiting CDMA iPhone 4

Rumors that Apple and China Telecom are close to inking a deal to bring the iPhone 4 to a second wireless carrier in China may be premature. The latest report from Digitimes suggests the deal may be held up by the lack of a SIM card slot in the CDMA iPhone 4. Earlier information from Chinese ne...

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