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China's white-box handset market
Roger Huang, DIGITIMES Research; Rodney Chan and Steve Shen, DIGITIMES [Monday 26 July 2010]
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In China, there is a specific form of business operation that has come to be called the white-box industry mostly targeting the vast low-income segment of the market. The white-box supply chain is a production system centered in southern China, with product designs relying on core component suppliers and with a supply chain working on a division of labor, high flexibility and a minimal amount of assets.
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