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  • Sep 19, 2014
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China Mobile

China Mobile Ltd is a state-owned telecom providing mobile voice and multimedia services through a nationwide mobile network. It is listed in New York and Hong Kong and is the world's largest mobile phone operator with about 655 million subscribers as of January 2012.

Subsidy war likely as iPhone finally comes to China Mobile

Apple's long-awaited launch of its iPhone on China Mobile's vast network yesterday opens the door to the carrier's 763 million subscribers, but doubts have been cast on the longer-term benefits for both parties.

Saturday, 18 January, 2014, 1:29am

Apple facing uphill battle in China despite China Mobile deal

The world's largest mobile network is ready to offer Apple's iPhone, but while the US technology giant has declared China its biggest future market, it faces an uphill battle to unseat Samsung Electronics and homegrown competitors.

16 Jan 2014 - 9:06am

China Mobile dispute points to regulatory confusion, lawyers say

The regulatory ambiguities that arise when subsidiaries of state-owned enterprises make deals, especially less strictly supervised overseas ones, have been highlighted by the dispute that has embroiled China Mobile.

9 Jan 2014 - 5:05pm

HKTV deal would require dual China approval, say mainland experts

Under mainland rules, China Mobile Communications Corporation (CMCC), China Mobile Hong Kong's mobile TV arm, would need to report major equity deals to both its central government-owned parent and the state-owned assets regulator for approval, say some experts.

7 Jan 2014 - 4:45am 6 comments

HKTV feud may end in big payout for Wong

China Mobile will have to pay hefty compensation to HKTV boss Ricky Wong Wai-kay to break his deal for the company's Hong Kong online television subsidiary, legal experts warned yesterday.

7 Jan 2014 - 9:23am 7 comments

China Mobile launches investigation into HKTV deal

China Mobile has launched an investigation into its Hong Kong subsidiary's mobile television deal with Ricky Wong Wai-kay's Hong Kong Television Network, saying it might violate mainland rules.

6 Jan 2014 - 11:12am 8 comments

China Mobile revs up 4G expansion with long-awaited iPhone pact

China Mobile expects to get more high-end data users, while helping fuel Apple's sales expansion on the mainland, after the two companies forged a multiyear deal to bring the iPhone to the world's largest mobile network from January 17.

24 Dec 2013 - 4:15am

China Mobile Hong Kong users can sell unused data capacity

China Mobile Hong Kong has launched a data exchange platform that allows customers to sell extra data capacity to other subscribers.

20 Dec 2013 - 2:58am

China Mobile to splurge on subsidies

China Mobile, the world's largest phone company, will spend more on subsidies next year as it tries to boost smartphone sales by as much as 42 per cent and lure customers to its new high-speed service.

19 Dec 2013 - 1:38am

China Mobile set for 'aggressive' 4G launch with low tariff rates

China Mobile, the world's largest wireless network operator, is poised to introduce the first commercial 4G services on the mainland later this month and stands to capture more high-paying data users under a potential deal with technology giant Apple.

6 Dec 2013 - 5:09am