22 April 2019

China Mobile ad stokes iPhone speculation, Reuters says

China Mobile Ltd. (00941.HK) has put an advert for the faster 4G mobile network on its website, raising expectations that a long-awaited distribution deal between the world’s largest mobile carrier and Apple Inc. may be announced as early as next week, Reuters reported on Wednesday. On the main page of its website, the mobile giant displayed a cartoon tornado alongside the words “the invasion of 4G” and the dates “November 9-11″, the report said. The banner links to a page showing two images of smartphones that resemble iPhones, hinting of discounts on new handsets. China Mobile said it had no further details while Apple officials in China declined to comment about the advertisement, according to the report.

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