Airtel has surpassed China Unicom to become World’s 3rd largest telecom company in the world, as per total number of subscribers & revenues. Compared to China Unicom’s 299.09 million users, Airtel has now 303 million customers. Airtel...Show More Summary
In the Chinese wireless market, there is currently fierce competition for high speed (3G and 4G) subscribers with 4G networks (FDD-LTE and TD-LTE) being promoted and expanded in a big way in the country. By the end of April, over 170 million subscribers were using 4G services in China with about 85% of them on market leader China Mobile’s network. Show More Summary
One of mainland China’s largest mobile network operators is hoping to beat its domestic rivals in expanding into the internet of things, which includes wearable devices, mobile payment and smart cars, a senior executive said on Monday.Liu Chunyang, general manager in charge of online platforms and corporate partnership at China Mobile IOT Company, said China […]
China Mobile, the world’s largest carrier by subscribers, tops the list of the world’s largest telecommunication companies again.
Compared to a dismal tally of 691,000 high speed (3G and 4G) subscriber adds by Unicom in April, China Telecom added 2.32 million 3G-4G users, its best monthly performance in 17 months. Since the start of the year, the third largestShow More Summary
Microsoft today announced that it is partnering with a consortium of telecom companies to build a new transpacific undersea cable that will connect a number of points in China, South Korea, Taiwan and Japan with the U.S. West Coast (or beautiful Hillsboro, OR — the home of the Hillsboro Hops — to be precise). Show More Summary
Hank Paulson tells China to be very afraid; Banks' first quarter trading revenue = cautious optimism; Slovakia telecom IPO comin' at ya; "Man rides 11 miles on hood of SUV in Pennsylvania"; and more.
Sharemarkets on both sides of the Atlantic lifted as investors reacted positively to economic stimulus in China, while telecom stocks in Europe rose on M&A activity.
Their goal is to transfer all assets by August 15 this year, according to some reports. Although details are unclear, a Barclays analyst claimed that this transfer of assets could provide the carriers a one-time gain of about $24 billion assuming that all towers are transferred into the JV at once.
This article was authored by Dylan Bushell-Embling, and was originally posted on telecomasia.net. China's planned state-owned telecom infrastructure sharing company is reportedly set to assume ownership of nearly 1 million telecom towers.... [visit site to read more]
By Gerry Shih BEIJING (Reuters) - International Business Machines (IBM) has struck a deal with China Telecom Corp Ltd to offer and manage corporate-grade mobile apps, the latest in a string of tie-ups with Chinese firms. Under the agreement,...Show More Summary
Huawei Technologies, China’s biggest maker of telecom equipment, says on Tuesday profit grew 32.7% last year. Huawei reported a net profit of $ 4.5 billion. Revenue increased 20.6% to $ 46.5 billion last year. The Shenzhen-based company says sales are expected to grow by 10% for the next three to five years, [...]
Most of the carrier’s 2G customers may be adopting China Telecom’s and China Mobile’s 4G networks in light of the their discount offerings and the latter’s massive network expansion (Unicom’s net user base declined by 2.74 million in January and February). Show More Summary
China Telecom has selected digital security provider Gemalto's UpTeq Multi-tenant NFC SIMs to deploy secure NFC transport services in Shanghai and Beijing.
China Telecom's net profit rose marginally by about 1% year-over-year (y-o-y) to RMB 17.7 billion ($2.84 billion) in 2014, as overall cost savings offset the impact of sluggish wireless subscriber growth. These cost savings were largely...Show More Summary
China Unicom and China Telecom will begin selling 4G LTE-capable versions of the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 on March 27, the two wireless carriers announced on Wednesday.
Both China Unicom and China Telecom have announced that they will begin carrying the Wi-Fi + Cellular versions of Apple's iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3. The carriers will begin selling both tablets on March 27. Both the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 will be compatible with both TD-LTE and FDD-LTE standards need to use LTE in China. Show More Summary
China Unicom and China Telecom announced today that they will start selling the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 to customers starting March 27. This is the first time the carriers, the first and third largest in the country, will offer customers in China the Wi-Fi + Cellular models of Apple’s latest generation tablets. Both China […]
In its upcoming earnings release, we expect the company to report mid single-digit y-o-y growth in operating revenues on account of a steady increase in fixed broadband users and gain in high speed subscribers (3G and 4G). Notwithstanding...Show More Summary
Notwithstanding the limitations in expanding its 4G network coverage, third largest wireless carrier China Telecom added 11.4 million high speed (3G and 4G) subscribers in the latter half of 2014 compared to its tally of just 4.1 million adds in the first six months last year. Show More Summary