Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook promised China Mobile Ltd.’s 763 million subscribers “great things” after customers in Beijing asked him whether the iPhone maker was developing devices with larger displays.
China Mobile Ltd., the world’s largest phone company by users, said pre-orders for Apple Inc.’s iPhone have reached about 1 million units ahead of sales in the carrier’s outlets that start at the end of this week.
Apple Inc., ending six years of negotiations, struck a deal to sell the iPhone through China Mobile Ltd., giving both companies a means to fight declining share in the market of 1.2 billion wireless subscribers.
China Mobile Ltd., the world’s largest phone company, will spend more on subsidies next year as it tries to boost smartphone sales by as much as 42 percent and lure customers to its new high-speed service.
China Mobile Ltd., the world’s largest phone company by users, said its ongoing trial of fourth-generation TD-LTE network equipment is going smoothly and it has uncovered no issues with the technology.