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China Unicom denies having bought 5M iPhones

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We’d still venture to say that all signs are pointing toward an iPhone launch on China
Unicom before too long, but one key element of the launch — Unicom’s upfront buy —
is now in question. A spokesman for China’s third-largest carrier (which is an
amazingly low rank considering they’ve got about as many subscribers as Verizon and
AT&T combined) has denied earlier reports that they’ve stockpiled five million handsets
in preparation for launch, saying that negotiations with Apple are still ongoing. We
imagine that when you’re dealing with a nine-figure subscriber count, any hardware
negotiation is complex, tense, and filled with counteroffers, so there’s no telling how
much longer this process could take.

[Via Unwired View]

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