China Unicom, Microsoft Forge Alliance To Boost Windows Phone Sales In China

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http://techcrunch.com – The world’s third largest wireless operator, China Unicom, has today announced an alliance with Microsoft’s Windows Phone to help boost sales and provide more innovative Windows Phone devices in the Chinese market, reports the China Daily. According to Analysys International, a Beijing-based research firm, Windows Phone holds less than 3 percent of the market in China, whereas Android came away with a 72 percent share in the third quarter of this year. This comes at a big time for China Unicom, who seems to be racking up orders for the iPhone 5. This also allows Windows Phone a com (IT news)