“PCCW Ltd., which controls Hong Kong’s biggest telecommunications operator, applied to the city’s High Court for a judicial review to challenge the regulator’s handling of phone unlocking,” Jonathan Browning reports for Bloomberg News.

“Apple Inc.’s iPhone 5 is blocked from connecting to the fourth-generation wireless networks of PCCW and China Mobile Ltd., while the smartphone can connect to rivals’ 4G high-speed networks, Hong Kong-based PCCW said in court documents obtained by Bloomberg News and dated Feb. 20.,” Browning reports. “The regulator had taken too long to conduct the probe and had therefore failed in its statutory duty to take action, PCCW said in the court filings.”

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