This is another indication, along with ChinaMobile’s Chairman hinting in August that progress was being made, that Apple and China Mobile either have or are very close to partnering. China Mobile’s network has not been robust enough for the two companies to offer the iPhone but with 200,000 TD-LTE base stations installed by the end of this year, that could support 4 million active users, it should have enough bandwidth to support iPhones. China Mobile’s subscriber base hit 750 million in August with 159 million on 3G technology. This is big news for Apple because they will be gaining 4 million users.
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