China Mobile

China Mobile Sues Former Exec Who Fled to Canada, Bought Homes in Vancouver

China Mobile has filed a lawsuit against former executive Li Xiangdong, accusing him of fraudulent schemes that cost the company about 400 million yuan (US$63 million), the South China Morning Post is reporting. The telecoms giant claims that Xiangdong and his wife, who fled to Canada in 2010 amid an investigation into alleged fraud, used some of that money...

Ottawa Orders China Mobile to Divest Share in Its Canadian Subsidiary CMI Canda

Ottawa has ordered China Mobile International to divest its shares in the Canadian subsidiary China Mobile International Canada (CMI Canada) or terminate its business out of consideration for the national security. Out of consideration for national security, Ottawa has ordered a Chinese Communist Party state-owned telecommunications company to divest its shares in its Canadian subsidiary...

New 4-Inch iPhone Coming in April 2016, Reveals China Mobile

Apple's widely rumoured 4-inch iPhone 6c may hit the shelves as early as April next year. According to a roadmap recently shared by China Mobile during an event while discussing its upcoming plans for 2016, the Chinese carrier has hinted at an April 2016 release date for Apple's new 4-inch iPhone handset, MacRumors reports (via MyDrivers). This...

iPhone 6 Pre-Orders Surpass 1 Million Within 6 Hours in China

Chinese carriers have officially started accepting iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus pre-orders today, and there is a tremendous demand in the country, according to the first numbers revealed today. Three of the country’s largest carriers, China Mobile, China Telecom, and China Unicom, have taken 1 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus pre-orders in...

iPhones 5s and 5c Drive China Mobile 4G Adoption

iPhone users account for about half of world-leading carrier China Mobile’s 2.8 million 4G subscribers, according to the latest numbers revealed by the company CEO, Li Yue. This puts Apple in a strong position, growing alongside the carrier, which is expanding its 4G LTE coverage in the country (via AppleInsider). As the rthk.hk reports, the...

China Mobile Added a Million iPhone Users Last Month

Apple's fresh telecom partner in China sold about a million iPhones in the country last month, after it started selling the handset on January 17, 2014. The information was revealed by China Mobile's chief executive, Li Yue, today (via Reuters). "We added 1.34 million new 4G users in February and most of them are iPhone...

Demand for Bigger Screen Threatens Chinese iPhone Sales

Despite inking the long-awaited deal with China Mobile, Apple's Chinese market share is threatened by the demand for bigger-screen smartphones, reports Bloomberg. Chinese customers say that size matters, and tend to spend their money on smartphones that have screens measuring at least 5 inches. China Mobile will start offering the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c...