China Unicom may announce iPhone deal tomorrow

Following months of rumblings on the possibility of Apple bringing the iPhone to China, it appears that an official announcement on the topic is imminent. According to a Reuters report citing an unnamed analyst's source, China Unicom is expected to announce tomorrow that it will be selling Apple's iPhone in the country. A China Unicom spokeswoman would not confirm the deal, but said that the iPhone would undoubtedly be discussed Friday when Unicom holds a media briefing to discuss its first-half results. The deal is notable considering China is the world's largest wireless market with some 687 million subscribers, according to the Wall Street Journal. Article, article (sub. req.)

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