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iPhone reportedly coming to China

China Mobile Chairman in talks with Jobs

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Apple is reportedly in talks with China Mobile to offer the iPhone to the Chinese market. While no deal has been struck, China Mobile Chairman Wang Jianzhou confirmed he had met with Apple CEO Steve Jobs. “All I can say is, it’s a common wish of China Mobile and Apple to come to an agreement as soon as possible,” he said. Apple would have to customize iPhone hardware to operate in China, which has a special network. The China Mobile network is three times the size of AT&T and Verizon in the U.S. Nothing is official yet, but it’s expected that the iPhone 5 will launch in China in October, alongside with the launch of Apple’s iCloud service.

Cnet

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