October 2, 2008
China Mobile May Sell iPhone Without 3G, Wi-Fi
According to China Tech News, China Mobile may sell the Apple iPhone handsets without 3G or Wi-Fi function in the Chinese mainland.
South China Morning Post reports that China Mobile may agree to sell the iPhone in the mainland on the condition that Apple make a customized iPhone product, which will not support the 3G or Wi-Fi function, for the Chinese market.
The reason for China Mobile's requirement is reportedly to protect the development of its TD-SCDMA network.
The Permanent Link to this page is: http://www.textually.org/textually/archives/2008/10/021345.htm