China Telecom has officially announced that it will begin selling the iPhone 4S next month. China Telecom is a major market for Apple as its 63 million mobile subscribers will now have the opportunity to purchase Apple’s latest smartphone. The iPhone 4S will go on sale on March 9th on China Telecom, and pre-orders will be offered starting on March 2nd. China Telecom has almost 200 million customers in mainland China which includes fixed line, mobile and broadband.
iPhone 4S has been an incredible hit with customers around the world,” Apple spokesperson Natalie Harrison, told The Loop. “We’re thrilled to be launching iPhone 4S with China Telecom and can’t wait to get it into the hands of even more customers in China.