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  • Sep 23, 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.

Hard-line stance on terms pushes clients away from iPhone maker Apple

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.

Tuesday, 7 May, 2013, 4:26am

Telecoms firms push links after stake deal collapses

China Mobile, the mainland's dominant carrier, and Far EasTone Telecommunications, Taiwan's No 3 operator, will share services and sales channels as part of a broad co-operation deal after a strategic stock investment accord collapsed, underlining how much they both need each other.

30 Apr 2013 - 4:55am

China Mobile hit by bad Wi-fi bet

I was a bit surprised by the latest quarterly results from cellular crybaby China Mobile, which I expected to contain abundant evidence supporting its grievances in an ongoing battle with Internet giant Tencent.

23 Apr 2013 - 10:15am

Earnings slowdown hits China Mobile

China Mobile, the world's largest phone company by subscribers, saw its net profit edge up just 0.3 per cent to 27.88 billion yuan (HK$34.65 billion) in the first quarter, much slower than its 2.7 per cent net profit growth last year. The Hong Kong-listed firm's revenue grew 5.7 per cent to 134.7 billion yuan in the first quarter.

23 Apr 2013 - 4:45am

China Mobile eyes Myanmar

Dominant Chinese mobile carrier China Mobile (0941.HK) has a well established track record for its inability to do much outside its home market, but that could change soon with word that it's team

5 Apr 2013 - 10:44am

Hong Kong may become new showcase for China Mobile

China Mobile's plan to acquire chunks of existing 3G mobile spectrum in Hong Kong may be part of a bigger goal to make the city a new showcase for the world's largest wireless network operator, according to an industry expert.

6 Apr 2013 - 4:53am

China Unicom sides with Tencent over WeChat

A new memo that has been reportedly leaked from China's second largest mobile carrier, China Unicom, shows the nation's three telcos may not be nearly as united as many may think in their approach to Tencent's popular WeChat mobile app.

2 Apr 2013 - 10:19am

Outcry after official urges Wechat to charge a fee

An official at China’s National Development and Reform Commission apparently created a storm this week after publicly endorsing information technology giant Tencent for charging a fee for its currently free App - Wechat.

28 Mar 2013 - 5:34pm

Hutchison Telecom eyes more mobile spectrum to meet demand

Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong, which posted solid financial results for last year, plans to marshal its resources to add more mobile spectrum and keep its existing spectrum holdings to meet rising data services requirements.

20 Mar 2013 - 4:35am

Higher costs loom for Hong Kong mobile market with 3G spectrum auction

The mobile communications market will see costs spiral up for both consumers and service providers under the government's plan to seize and auction off chunks of 3G spectrum currently in use, according to SmarTone Telecommunications.

18 Mar 2013 - 2:17am