UPDATE: 9:37am EST: “China Mobile Ltd., the world’s largest wireless-phone operator by subscribers, said it is still in discussions to offer Apple’s iPhone handset, denying a newspaper report that talks between the two companies have ended,” Andreas Hippin and Elizabeth Stanton report for Bloomberg.
Full article here.
ORIGINAL article, posted 9:10am EST: China Mobile has ended iPhone negotiations with Apple over disagreements on revenue sharing, the Chinese-language newspaper Nanfang Daily is reporting.
The report states that Apple has entered negotiations with other domestic operators and distributors and plans to establish direct sales outlets in Beijing next summer.
Source: Nanfang Daily
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Bob” and “Mike in Helsinki” for the heads up.]