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China's biggest mobile firm launches Apple iPhone sales

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China Mobile, the country's biggest wireless provider, on Friday started selling Apple's iPhone to millions of customers nationwide, ending a six-year wait in a crucial market for the US technology giant. 

An Apple iPhone advertised in a China Mobile store in Shanghai on January 14, 2014

Apple is fighting for share in China's competitive smartphone market, and China Mobile's 760 million-strong customer base and its plans to roll out the world's largest 4G (fourth generation) network have both companies forecasting a fruitful union after a long engagement.

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