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Apple, China Mobile sign iPhone deal

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Apple said Sunday it had reached agreement with China Mobile, the world's biggest wireless network, to bring the iPhone to customers in a market dominated by low-cost Android smartphones. 

A Chinese man walks past an advertisement for an IPhone outside an Apple reseller in Beijing on March 18, 2013

The deal gives Apple entry into the huge Chinese market and could boost sales after a drop in its global market share, with access to China Mobile's 700 million subscribers. The network is also rolling out the world's biggest 4G network.

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