China Mobile issued a denial that it had terminated discussions which was a bad move because it makes them look as it they have the weaker hand. Executives of China Mobile should not play poker for real money. They would find it an expensive hobby.
All this has happened in less than three weeks after the first reports that Apple was in talks with China Mobile — the world’s largest cell phone operator with 350 million subscribers — to carry the iPhone in China.
China Mobile boss Wang Jianzhou says his company is continuing to chew the fat (he did not use that phrase but it will do) with Apple to allow it to sell iPhones in China.
Negotiations, probably, continue.
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