Posts Tagged ‘China Telecom’

Is There Anything To Fear About Apple’s China Data Center?

News broke yesterday that Facebook-owned Whatsapp was partially filtered and blocked in China. This action comes a week after Apple …

Alibaba, China Telecom Seal New Deal For Network Services

Alibaba and China Telecom signed a comprehensive strategic cooperation agreement in Beijing that includes work on Internet of Things and …

Chinese Telecom Operators To Cancel Long-distance Call, Roaming Fees

China’s three major telecom operators, China Telecom, China Mobile, and China Unicom, announced plans to cancel long-distance call fee and …

Suguo Stores Begin Supporting Apple Pay In China

Apple PayJiangsu-based supermarket chain Suguo announced that its 1,500 owned stores in Jiangsu and Anhui provinces, covering shopping plazas, community stores, …

Who Just Invested In The Postal Savings Bank Of China?

The cadres running one of China’s top banks are seeking a bigger exit, as they just landed a huge investment. Postal Savings Bank of China sold shares to ten strategic investors, with a total financing scale of CNY45.1 billion. The ten investors include six international financial organizations: UBS, JPMorgan, DBS, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, […]

Which Chinese Telecom Continues To Dominate The Mobile Market?

China Mobile, China Unicom, and China Telecom all published their operating statistics for May 2015 and China Mobile, who has over 800 million mobile users, continues to lead the Chinese telecom market. Statistics showed that China Mobile gained 373,000 new users in May 2015 and its user group reached 816.335 million. Of those, the number […]

Inmarsat Opens Office In Beijing

Inmarsat, a global satellite network operator that offers mobile and fixed communications services, marked its formal entry into the Chinese market with a new Beijing office. Founded in 1979, Inmarsat is an industry leader and pioneer of mobile satellite communications. It provides mobile and fixed communications services for maritime, enterprise, government and aviation. China is […]

Chinese Telecoms Close Down All Airport VIP Lounges

Air travelers in China hoping for a relaxing moment at an airport lounge to get online, have a free lunch, or find a quiet meeting place will soon need to look elsewhere. China’s three major telecom operators China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom have sent out an internal memo telling their local branches to […]

Chinese Government Will Invest CNY20 Billion To Promote IPv6

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China says it will continue to promote the Internet sector’s adoption of IPv6 with an investment of over CNY20 billion. Chen Jiachun, deputy director of the Communications Development Department of MIIT, said during the Global IPv6 and Next-Generation Internet Summit that MIIT will coordinate with related government […]

China’s MIIT Issues 11 Virtual Telecom Operator Licenses

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China has issued the first batch of virtual operator licenses to 11 enterprises. Virtual operators are qualified enterprises who operate certain basic telecom businesses by leasing the basic networks of telecom operators. The virtual operator business sector opened this time is the mobile reselling business. Only Chinese-owned […]