Ten months ago China Mobile's CEO said he didn't like Apple's revenue model for the hot handset, which may explain why he doesn't have a deal yet to sell it. Apple, meanwhile, has other providers to choose from
RIM is working with the world's largest cellular phone service provider, China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. to launch its popular BlackBerry mobile e-mail services in China by the end of May, a spokeswoman said Thursday.
China's largest fixed-line telecommunications operator, China Telecommunications Corp. (China Telecom), wants the Chinese government to end years of waiting and move forward with plans to issue third-generation (3G) mobile licenses, according to the official China Daily newspaper.
Despite an initial wave of hype, Wi-Fi hotspots, which let users access the Internet using 802.11 wireless LAN technology, haven't turned into the lucrative revenue source that Chinese fixed-line telecommunications operators expected.