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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.

China Mobile's 4G word games

The massive bureaucracy of China's telecoms regulator means it often takes ridiculously long periods to approve just about anything, putting China's telecoms market at a major disadvantage to global peers.

Tuesday, 5 February, 2013, 3:36pm

SMS at start of long decline for China telcos

New government data on mobile text messaging, also known as SMS, is underscoring how this former cash cow for China's telcos is quickly losing its audience.

29 Jan 2013 - 10:40am

Mainland 4G mobile network trial to expand this year, says MIIT

Telecommunications giant China Mobile could firm up its standing as the world's largest 4G network operator, as the central government pushes for an expanded trial this year of the high-speed wireless system.

24 Jan 2013 - 4:58am

Apple's Tim Cook says China will overtake the US as its biggest market

Apple chief executive Tim Cook said China would overtake the United States to become its largest market, as the iPhone-maker adds more stores and considers debuting new products in the country.

"I believe it will become our first," Cook said in an interview with Xinhua on Thursday. No timeframe was given for the prediction.

12 Jan 2013 - 4:02am

China Mobile muscles Tencent into revenue sharing talks

Just a few weeks after China Mobile complained that Tencent was stealing its text messaging business, we're getting word that the two companies may have started talks for a revenue sharing agreement to resolve the dispute.

2 Jan 2013 - 9:38am

Qualcomm charges China Mobile TD

This may look like something only a techie can appreciate, but the recent start of production by leading global chipmaker Qualcomm for cellphone chips using a homegrown Chinese technology looks set to provide a major boost to dominant Chinese telco China Mobile

19 Dec 2012 - 11:00am

China Mobile plans to acquire more radio spectrum in Hong Kong

China Mobile, the world's largest wireless network operator, plans to secure more radio spectrum in Hong Kong to expand its local and cross-border operation of high-speed mobile services.

19 Dec 2012 - 2:37am

China Mobile to put 4G network to the test in Hong Kong

China Mobile will this month start commercial services with its home-grown, fourth-generation network in Hong Kong as the world's largest mobile-phone company by subscribers moves closer to a nationwide roll-out.

18 Dec 2012 - 2:33am

Briefs, December 15, 2012

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15 Dec 2012 - 4:33am

Not-so-lucky Shanghai Mobile user in battle over reclaimed 888 number

Many Chinese like to believe having 8s and 6s in their phone numbers will guarantee good luck, but for a Shanghai Mobile customer, triple 8s have brought him nothing but trouble.

13 Dec 2012 - 4:18pm