| | 12-14-2012, 10:23 AM Thread Author #1
China's largest mobile operator to carry BB10 [article/spec]
This info has been culled from what is essentially an Apple iPhone article and the iPhone's struggle in China with China Mobile.
China Mobile has twice the number of subscribers as China's next two largest mobile players China Unicom and China Telecom.
Apple iPhone 5 launches in China as smartphone market share sinks | FP Tech Desk | Financial Post
Meanwhile, rivals are circling, eating away at Apple’s smartphone market share. Samsung Electronics, Lenovo Group and little-known Chinese brand Coolpad held the top three slots in the third quarter, according to IDC.
All three have relationships with China Mobile and offer smartphone models at different price points. Apple competes exclusively at the high-end, and even there, rivals are rolling out models with China Mobile. Last week, Nokia said it planned to release its latest Lumia smartphone with China’s top carrier, which is also expected to launch Research in Motion’s new Blackberry 10, analysts predict.