Has Apple Finally Solved Its China Problem?

By almost every measure, Apple has seen its fair share of success in China. Since it introduced the iPhone there in 2009, China has fueled billions of dollars of sales and become Apple's second most important country in terms of revenue. However, there's also always been something missing when it comes to the tech giant's success story in China: a deal with telecom powerhouse China Mobile . One major hurdle was diverging 3G standards between the two, but that's since been cleared up by the 4G LTE iPhone 5. The second has been China Mobile seeking some kind of revenue sharing agreement as well, something Apple has understandably balked at. However, as Fool contributor Andrew Tonner discusses in the video below, the companies' CEOs recently met to see if they could come to some kind agreement.

It's incredible to think just how much of our digital and technological lives are almost entirely shaped by just a handful of companies like Apple. Find out "Who Will Win the War Between the 5 Biggest Tech Stocks?" in The Motley Fool's latest free report, which details the knock-down, drag-out battle being waged by the five kings of tech. Click here to keep reading.

The article Has Apple Finally Solved Its China Problem? originally appeared on Fool.com.

Fool contributor Andrew Tonner owns shares of Apple. Follow Andrew and all his writing on Twitter at @AndrewTonnerThe Motley Fool recommends Apple and Google. The Motley Fool owns shares of Apple, China Mobile, and Google. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

Copyright © 1995 - 2013 The Motley Fool, LLC. All rights reserved. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

Read Full Story