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.
Beijing has awarded fourth-generation (4G) mobile licences to the three major mainland telecommunications network operators, paving the way for the much-anticipated alliance between China Mobile and Apple in the world's biggest smartphone market.Thursday, 5 December, 2013, 6:00am
China Mobile is unlikely to win the third of the 3G spectrum about to be prised away from the city's four incumbent 3G mobile network operators and put up for auction, sources close to the matter say.25 Nov 2013 - 6:11am 1 comment
An onslaught of companies offering voice calls and text messaging for free over the internet has forced telecommunications network operators to radically rethink their business models.20 Nov 2013 - 9:01am 2 comments
China Mobile, the world's largest wireless network operator, is moving forward with plans to bid for the reassigned 3G spectrum that the Hong Kong government will take back from the city's four leading telecommunications service providers.19 Nov 2013 - 2:52am 1 comment
Faster isn’t necessarily better for China’s telecom carriers as they prepare to roll out high-speed 4G mobile-phone networks at the expense of their profitability for years to come.30 Oct 2013 - 2:23am 2 comments
China Mobile, the world's largest telephone company, posted an 8.8 per cent profit decline - the most since 1999 - in the third quarter as costs to build its new fourth-generation network increased.22 Oct 2013 - 3:28am
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.24 Sep 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