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.
Options traders pushed the cost of hedging against declines in shares of China Mobile to an almost two-year high, concerned an expected agreement to sell Apple's iPhone may hurt profit.Tuesday, 24 September, 2013, 3:23am
Apple is accustomed to dictating terms to carriers for its iPhone. But as it seeks a deal with China Mobile to sell the handsets, it is the network operator that is in command.
After being surpassed in the world's largest smartphone market by Samsung Electronics and five Chinese firms, Apple needs an agreement with the carrier.6 Sep 2013 - 11:12am
China Mobile, the world's largest wireless network operator by subscribers, has apparently kicked off its 4G network expansion by awarding the bulk of contracts to Huawei Technologies and ZTE, the mainland's two biggest telecommunications equipment manufacturers.24 Aug 2013 - 3:36am
Mobile telecoms fans who have been waiting for years for China to issue 4G mobile licenses may finally have reason to celebrate, amid the latest media reports that say licenses will finally be awarded around the upcoming Oct 1 National Day holiday.21 Aug 2013 - 10:32am
Xu Long, general manager of China Mobile's Guangdong operations, has been held by provincial disciplinary authorities over alleged serious violation of party discipline, China News Services reported yesterday, citing the anti-graft body.20 Aug 2013 - 3:43am
China Mobile, the world's largest wireless network operator by subscribers, said yesterday that it is facing "unprecedented" challenges as the telecommunications industry adapts to the impact of the so-called over-the-top (OTT) services.16 Aug 2013 - 3:40am
The stars may finally be aligning for a long-awaited deal between Apple and China Mobile, the world’s biggest mobile carrier, that could help the iPhone maker claw back lost ground in its most important growth market.
Apple is expected to unveil its redesigned iPhone next month and may also release a cheaper, emerging market smartphone.15 Aug 2013 - 8:57am
China Mobile, the world's largest wireless network operator by subscribers, is expected to show modest gains when its financial results for the six months to June are released on Thursday.12 Aug 2013 - 4:05am
Apple chief executive Tim Cook met China Mobile chairman Xi Guohua on Tuesday, in what is seen as a significant step for the technology giant to boost iPhone sales in China.1 Aug 2013 - 5:46am
China Mobile's potential bid for a Pakistan telco reflects a its new leaders' continuation of a muddled global expansion policy from the past26 Jun 2013 - 5:05pm
China Mobile's reversal on its new Jego service is its latest mixed signal on a key strategic issue, reflecting dysfunction within the company24 Jun 2013 - 11:42am
Telefonica could soon sell its remaining stake in China Unicom, ending an unsuccessful relationship that benefited neither side29 May 2013 - 1:03pm
China Mobile, China Construction Bank, Agricultural Bank of China and 10 other big state-owned firms have been accused by the National Audit Office of various management and accounting irregularities and failure to implement government policies.11 May 2013 - 4:39am
The latest reports on Beijing's plans to issue 4G mobile licenses look like good news for China Mobile, which could lay the groundwork for China's largest telcoms company to reach a highly anticipated deal to finally offer an Apple iPhone for its network.9 May 2013 - 11:29am
Apple is missing out on a chance to court as many as 2.8 billion new smartphone customers, many of them in Asia, as telecommunications service providers balk at conditions imposed by the iPhone maker and drag their heels in signing on as partners.7 May 2013 - 4:26am