Microsoft Could Break Open China With China Unicom Alliance.
Microsoft (MSFT) and the world's third largest mobile provider China Unicom (CHU) have announced an industry alliance to help boost Windows Phone sales and bring more innovative Windows Phones to the Chinese market.
The flagship Nokia Lumia 920 running Windows Phone 8
Microsoft could use the boost.
Currently Windows Phones account for only 3% of the Chinese market - the largest mobile market in the world - compared to industry leader Android's 72%.