A week in China tech
- China Unicom offering prepaid mobile-phone services on its CDMA network at seven of its provincial branches, a move that could help drive subscriber growth. China's No. 2 mobile operator said the prepaid service became available on a trial basis Thursday at its units in Guangdong, Heilongjiang, Chongqing, Guangxi, Jiangxi, Shanxi and Hunan.
- Nokia in talks with China United Telecommunications to produce high-speed CDMA handsets for the low-end mainland market, posing a threat to existing manufacturers. The Finnish company would make handsets for China United's CDMA 1X network that could be priced as low as Rmb1,000. The lowest-priced...