China mobile

  1. Backbeat: Indies Go To China: A2IM's Trade Mission To Shanghai

    October 01, 2012 1:05 PM EDT World Party: The A2IM trade mission to Shanghai, from left: Randy Chin (VP Records), Jean Hsiao Wernheim (Chief International Executive a-Peer Synergy), Bill Zang (CEO & GM Shanghai Synergy Culture & Entertainment Group), Sam Alpert (Eleve ...

  2. GSMA Mobile World Congress Launches in Barcelona

    February 28, 2012 6:15 AM EST MADRID - The wireless industry turns its attention to Barcelona this week as the Mobile World Congress kicked off Monday, promising potentially game-changing announcements and glimpses of flashy technology to shape how mobile devices are used. The ...

  3. Apple Surpasses Google as World's Most Valuable Brand

    May 09, 2011 7:00 AM EDT Apple has overtaken Google as the world's most valuable brand, ending a four-year reign by the Internet search leader, according to a new study by global brands agency Millward Brown. The iPhone and iPad maker's brand is now worth $153 b ...

  4. Apple To Open Second Flagship Store In China

    July 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Apple Inc will open its second flagship store in China, in the heart of Shanghai's financial district on Saturday (July 10), the company said on Thursday (July 8). The retail outlet, featuring a 40-foot glass cylindrical wall, is located near ...

  5. China 3G Standard Phone Sales To Surge

    April 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Sales of cellphones using China's own 3G standard (TD-SCDMA) will grow seven-fold this year, boosted by China Mobile's push of new phones and services, said research firm Strategy Analytics. The research firm did not unveil total sales e ...

  6. Mobile World Congress: Operators Challenge Apple's App Store

    February 15, 2010 12:00 AM EST Twenty-four telecom operators have formed an alliance to build an open platform that will deliver applications to all mobile phone users in an effort to compete with Apple's successful apps store. The move is supported by three of the world&# ...

  7. @MIDEM: Chinese Mobile Operators Get IODA Catalog

    January 25, 2010 12:00 AM EST IODA has signed a deal with leading Chinese digital music distribution company R2G which will give mobile phone users in China access to the content aggregator's catalog of independent music. According to the terms of the deal, announced toda ...

  8. Baidu To Launch Ad-Funded Online Video Service

    January 06, 2010 12:00 AM EST Leading Chinese Internet search provider Baidu is to establish a new company to provide licensed online video content to Chinese users. In a statement, the Beijing-based firm said it will work closely with content providers to offer copyrighted pr ...

  9. RIM Announces Blackberry China Distribution Deal

    December 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST Digital China, a Hong Kong-listed information technology company, is to distribute Research In Motion's Blackberry handsets, accelerating RIM's effort to expand into mainland China. The agreement will "help RIM further expand its bu ...

  10. Dell To Bundle Napster With Laptops

    October 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Dell and Napster have struck a deal to include a year’s worth of Napster’s streaming music subscription service into various models of Inspiron and Studio laptop computers for no extra cost. It’s a $60 value that also include 60 free downloads fro ...

  11. Unicom To Sell Apple iPhones In China From October

    September 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT China Unicom, the country's No. 2 mobile carrier, will begin to sell Apple Inc's iPhone in China for a retail price of 5,000 yuan ($732.50), as it leans on the phone to launch its 3G service. The high price tag may force buyers of the po ...

  12. China Unicom In 3-Year Deal For Apple's iPhone

    August 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Apple's iPhones will go on sale later this year in China, the world's largest mobile market, its partner China Unicom confirmed on Friday, after the country's No. 2 mobile carrier posted first-half profits that fell 45% yet beat exp ...

  13. MidemNet Day 2: Biz Looks To Licensing ISPs

    January 18, 2009 12:00 AM EST "Change is coming" was the message at day two of the MidemNet conference in Cannes, although there was still plenty of lively debate about how ISPs can work with the record labels. MidemNet is a conference focusing on music in the digita ...

  14. Taiwan Indie Rock Records Negotiating With Investor

    August 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Taipei-based Rock Records, Greater China's biggest independent label, is in negotiations to sell off a large percentage to an undisclosed investor, according to Sam Duann, CEO of parent Rock Music Group. Duann, who co-founded Rock Records in ...

  15. Google Targets Baidu With New Search Service

    August 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Google has launched its free music search service in China, competing with the Baidu MP3 search service, which is the target of several music industry lawsuits. Google's service lets users search for music by Chinese artists by e ...

  16. McGuinness Increases Pressure On ISPs

    June 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U2 manager Paul McGuinness has delivered another hard-hitting speech in which he says that by refusing to join forces with the legitimate music business, Internet service providers are clinging to the past and preventing the music industry's ...

  17. Tech Firms Respond To McGuinness Blast

    February 01, 2008 12:00 AM EST Paul McGuinness's big-hitting speech at this year's Midem has inspired a wave of reaction, not all of it positive. The U2 manager's lecture became one of the 42nd annual trade fair's hottest talking points, when he used its pod ...

  18. McGuinness Speech In Full

    January 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST The full script of the speech everyone is talking about in Cannes, as made by U2 manager Paul McGuinness at Midem. McGuinness: "Good afternoon and thank you for giving me this opportunity. I don't make many speeches and this is an import ...

  19. Siemens, BDT Team On China Mobile Download Service

    January 31, 2007 12:00 AM EST Beijing Digital Telecom (BDT), China's largest retailer of mobile handsets, and Munich-based Siemens Networks are set to launch what they claim is the territory's first DRM-protected mobile-based music download service. BDT and Siemens s ...

  20. SDC Enters China

    January 25, 2007 12:00 AM EST Secure Digital Container (SDC), the Basel, Switzerland-based provider of technology for digital rights management has struck a deal which will catapult it into the Chinese mobile market. Through a newly-forged partnership, SDC will power a full-tr ...

  21. China Mobile, Star Team For Music Platform

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST China Mobile and Star, the Hong Kong-based TV and entertainment subsidiary of media conglomerate News Corp., have unveiled the launch of V Wireless Original Music, a platform for developing and distri China Mobile and Star, the Hong Kong-based TV ...

  22. MTV, Baidu Forge China Alliance

    October 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks has forged a content and advertising alliance with Beijing-based web portal Baidu, the companies said today (Oct. 17) in a joint statement. MTV Networks has forged a content and advertising alliance with Beijing-based web portal Baidu ...

  23. MTV Strikes Mobile Alliance For China

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks said today (April 27) that it will launch on May 1 a mobile phone-based music information service in mainland China through a partnership with China Mobile, the territory's biggest mobile MTV Networks said today (April 27) that i ...

  24. Japan's Avex Taps China Through Linktone Deal

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Shanghai-based wireless service provider Linktone Ltd. says it had signed a "strategic alliance agreement" with Avex Inc., one of Japan's leading independent record companies. Shanghai-based wireless service provider Linktone Ltd. s ...

  25. Japan's Avex Taps China Through Linktone Deal

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Shanghai-based wireless service provider Linktone Ltd. says it had signed a "strategic alliance agreement" with Avex Inc., one of Japan's leading independent record companies. Shanghai-based wireless service provider Linktone Ltd. s ...