RUMOR: China Unicom inks deal with Apple to bring iPhone to China

“China Unicom has reportedly reached an agreement with Apple on iPhone’s entry into China and the 3G iPhone may appear in the Chinese market in May 2009,” ChinaTechNews reports.

“At the beginning of this month, China Unicom reportedly sent a negotiating team to the United States to talk with Apple about the issue and the two companies even implemented tests on iPhone in some Chinese regions,” ChinaTechNews reports.

“Apple’s 3G iPhone can support the WCDMA network, which is the 3G service provided by China Unicom. Previous reports stated that China Unicom will start the commercial trial of WCDMA in China from May 17, 2009,” ChinaTechNews reports.

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