“Yesterday MIIT issued the TD-LTE licenses for all 3 Chinese mobile operators,” Stasys Bielinis reports for Unwired View.
“[A] few hours later WSJ confirmed that Apple has now signed the contract with China Mobile and the new iPhones will launch around December 18th, when the carrier holds its annual partner conference,” Bielinis reports. “Off contract price of iPhone S on China Mobile will not be much different form other carriers and will start around 5300 Yuan ($869).”
Bielinis reports, “There will also be some serious subsidies available for customers who sign a two year contract. China Mobile Alliance, a government affiliated mobile industry association, just published China Mobile’s iPhone 5S subsidy rates on their official Weibo account.”
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