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  • Android beats iPhone in China

    According to April Admob numbers, Android phones outnumber iPhones in Mainland China.

    Google's new subsidiary, Admob pushed out its latest smartphone analytics numbers today and there is a bit of an Android surprise from Mainland China.

    The numbers Admob got in China were: 725,358 iPhones and 882,384 Android phones.  That's about a 20% advantage for Android.

    What do these numbers mean?  Well, if you add in (surprisingly high) iPad and iPod touch numbers, iPhone OS MORE

    - May 27, 2010 12:23 AM ET
  • Lessons from the land of cheap broadband

    What happens when telcos practically give it away ($13 for 100 megs!)?

    NiQ Lai, chief financial officer of Hong Kong's City Telecom (CTEL), stopped by FORTUNE's San Francisco offices this week while on an investor tour. I had one question for him: Short of moving to Hong Kong, how can I get some of what he's selling?

    I pay $25 to AT&T (T) every month for DSL that tops out at 1.5 MORE

    - Nov 13, 2009 7:02 AM ET
  • The iPhone in Hong Kong: A bargain at $24 a month

    Even as Canada's Rogers Communications and Germany's T-Mobile compete to offer the worst voice and data plans for the iPhone 3G, Hutchison Global Communications on Monday unveiled what may be the best.

    Hutchison (HTX), which stuck a deal with Apple (AAPL) in May to bring the iPhone to Hong Kong and Macau, will be offering customers a choice of two pricing plans:

    8GB iPhone for HK$2,938 ($377) plus HK$188 per month ($24/month) MORE

    - Jun 30, 2008 10:16 AM ET
  • The iPhone gets two footholds in China

    It's not China Mobile -- and it's not the mainland -- but it's a start.

    Hutchison Telecom, a small Hong Kong-based carrier controlled by Li Ka-shing (more on him below), announced on Thursday that it had struck a deal with Apple (AAPL) to bring the iPhone to Hong Kong and Macau, two former colonies that are now special administrative regions of the People's Republic of China.

    Hutchison (HTX) played an important MORE

    - May 29, 2008 11:38 AM ET
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