Feeds

China Telecom plans iPhone launch, says report

Jesus mobe coming to more of the People

Next gen security for virtualised datacentres

China Telecom is reportedly planning to launch Apple's iPhone in the tightly controlled People's Republic by the end of 2011.

According to Reuters, the vendor will begin offering the handset to its 106 million subscribers later this year in a move to gain a foothold in the 3G market.

China Telecom is one of three mobile operators in the country: however, until recently it has been known predominantly as the largest fixed-line network provider in China.

Currently, China Unicom is the only operator in the People's Republic offering the iPhone to its customers, the newswire noted.

The company separately announced today that its COO Shang Bing had quit China Telecom for a deputy minister's job at the PRC Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. ®

Next gen security for virtualised datacentres

More from The Register

next story
6 Obvious Reasons Why Facebook Will Ban This Article (Thank God)
Clampdown on clickbait ... and El Reg is OK with this
So, Apple won't sell cheap kit? Prepare the iOS garden wall WRECKING BALL
It can throw the low cost race if it looks to the cloud
EE fails to apologise for HUGE T-Mobile outage that hit Brits on Friday
Customer: 'Please change your name to occasionally somewhere'
Time Warner Cable customers SQUEAL as US network goes offline
A rude awakening: North Americans greeted with outage drama
We need less U.S. in our WWW – Euro digital chief Steelie Neelie
EC moves to shift status quo at Internet Governance Forum
BT customers face broadband and landline price hikes
Poor punters won't be affected, telecoms giant claims
prev story

Whitepapers

5 things you didn’t know about cloud backup
IT departments are embracing cloud backup, but there’s a lot you need to know before choosing a service provider. Learn all the critical things you need to know.
Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
Backing up Big Data
Solving backup challenges and “protect everything from everywhere,” as we move into the era of big data management and the adoption of BYOD.
Consolidation: The Foundation for IT Business Transformation
In this whitepaper learn how effective consolidation of IT and business resources can enable multiple, meaningful business benefits.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?