Apple’s Next China Challenge Comes From Local Smartphone Rivals 

Toward the end of last year, Apple (AAPL) scored two big breakthroughs in Asia. NTT Docomo (DCM), the No. 1 mobile operator in Japan, finally reached a deal with Apple in September to sell the iPhone in the world’s third-largest economy. And then China Mobile (CHL), the leading operator in the world’s second-largest economy, at last came to terms with Apple in December.

Accordo Apple-China Mobile: gli iPhone distribuiti agli abbonati

L’operatore asiatico ha oltre 700 milioni di utenti, sette volte il numero di Verizon che è il principale operatore degli Usa. Intanto Microsoft lancia la rincorsa nel segmento dei tablet e secondo le ricerche internazionali ruberà quote all’iPad

MVNOs in China set to start biz early 2014

Summary: China Mobile, the country’s largest telco, has reportedly finally set to complete its screening to decide who it is willing to support as mobile virtual network operators. Private mobile virtual network operators (MVNO) in China are