Is China Mobile a better telecom bet than Verizon or AT&T?
China Telecom continued to show steady improvement in its performance in the Chinese wireless market in the latter half of 2014, as it gained about 2 million new high speed (3G and 4G) subscribers in December and about 11.4 million high speed users in the last six months of 2014. Show More Summary
Razer's Nabu could go big in China.
XueXiBao, a homework help app, is the latest educational tech startup in China to receive funding. SoftBank China Venture Capital, an arm of the Japanese telecom giant, and returning investor GSR Ventures led a $20 million Series B in the company. Read More
Adoption of China Telecom’s slowly expanding 4G trial network seems to be gradually picking up considering that the carrier’s high speed user adds (3G and 4G) reported a marked improvement following launch of its 4G network trial (China Telecom does not release separate 4G subscriber figures). Show More Summary
Council Lead Partner Enel is partnering with one of China’s leading telecommunications equipment and systems companies in a collaboration that could result in new innovations for renewable energy, smart grids and electric mobility. The partnership with ZTE Corporation is described as a framework agreement. Show More Summary
The use of social networking websites such as Facebook has dipped in the U.S and U.K., according to research conducted by U.K. telecoms regulator, Ofcom. Visits to ‘traditional’ social networks also fell in Japan and China between September 2013 and October 2014, it found. Read More
Apple on Wednesday announced cellular-capable iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 models will be available in China later this week, offering support for region-specific wireless networks used by major telecoms like China Mobile.
his marked the eighth consecutive month of improvement in high speed user adds for the carrier, taking its total 3G-4G user base to about 115 million. It was also the third time this year that China Telecom recorded more monthly high...Show More Summary
Nanjing Metro in China is one of the fastest growing metro network in the country and serving a population of more than seven million people. The city invested in a new tramline and in the expansion of its metro system.
The carrier added about 41 million 4G and 53 million 3G subscribers in the nine months ending September 2014, compared to the combined tally of less than 33 million additions by rivals China Unicom and China Telecom in the same period. Show More Summary
Back news for telecom operators in China. Tencent, the company behind the hit WeChat service, has released a dedicated internet calling app for iOS and Android. Read More
Huawei, China Telecom Fujian (Fujian Telecom) and China Telecom Beijing Research Institute have teamed up to deliver a transport software-defineable network (T-SDN), which is focused on delivering private line bandwidth on demand (BoD) over a transport network.
The carrier’s operating revenues grew 2.2% y-o-y to about RMB 244 billion ($39.8 billion) on account of increasing 3G service revenues and consistent growth in fixed broadband. Revenues from 3G service increased, as the carrier added...Show More Summary