Apple has reached a deal to bring the iPhone to Hong Kong and Macau, the latest in a plethora of agreements to widen the addressable market for the next-generation of the product.

The company will offer the iPhone in Hong Kong and Macau through Hutchison Telecommunications International. More details regarding availability and pricing will be revealed at a later juncture, Bloomberg explains. The device is expected to ship in the new territories later this year. The report observes Apple to also be discussing iPhone launches in China and Japan, through China Mobile and NTT DoCoMo, respectively.

This week it was revealed the company will introduce iPhone in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia through TeliaSonera AB, while Royal KPN NV has confirmed it is also in talks with Apple to sell the iPhone in the Netherlands.

Vodafone will sell the iPhone in India, Australia, and New Zealand, while SingTel and its affiliates will offer the device in Singapore, India, the Philippines and Australia.

With deals for Canada (Rogers Telecom), South America (America Movil) and numerous destinations in Africa and Europe already on the table, the only major country so far not to reveal any launch plan is Russia. We have a list of countries claimed so far just here.


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