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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 to launch cross-border 4G service

Roaming charges are expected to fall after China Mobile Hong Kong launches a cross-border data sharing service next week, which will make it cheaper to access services locked behind Beijing's internet firewall.

Friday, 20 April, 2012, 12:00am

Party mouthpiece looks for investors, the online news portal of the Communist Party's mouthpiece People's Daily, aims to raise about 527 million yuan from an initial public offering in Shanghai this month.

Other official websites are expected to follow suit, including Xinhuanet, the web version of state news agency Xinhua, and several other portals owned by provincial-level governments.

6 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

China Mobile director quits amid probe

China Mobile said yesterday Lu Xiangdong had resigned as an executive director and vice-president of the telecommunications giant because of his inability to perform his duties amid a probe related to financial issues.

16 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Telecoms chief in inquiry mystery

Telecommunications giant China Mobile says it is checking online speculation that its vice-president, Lu Xiangdong, and the general manager of its Guangdong branch, Xu Long, have been put under investigation.

2 Mar 2012 - 12:00am


Show your thanks on your birthday

On your birthday, you may go out and celebrate with your parents and your friends, and they will give presents and cards to you. It's your special day.

However, besides receiving others' love and gifts, have you thought of sending your love and thanks to your parents?

15 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

SmarTone in about-face on plan

One of the city's biggest phone companies has made a pricing U-turn as firms battle to make the best of new rules on unlimited data-use packages.

SmarTone reversed its decision to scrap its unlimited data plan for smartphone users after rivals CSL and 3HK vowed to continue offering unlimited deals despite new rules set by the telecoms watchdog Ofta.

14 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

China Mobile steps up efforts to boost 4G standard

China Mobile aims to hasten the adoption of time-division long-term evolution (TD-LTE) technology - the high-speed 4G standard backed by the mainland - in the world's largest economy under a new pact with United States wireless broadband carrier Clearwire.

19 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Home-grown models set to rival iPhone

Mainland consumers' demand for smartphones is expected to heat up when Apple and its partner carrier China Unicom start domestic sales of the iPhone 4S from January 13.

6 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Clear image still eludes many mainland brands

Mainland brands may be attracting stronger loyalty from domestic consumers, but most still fall far short of their international counterparts in creating an identifiable image, says Millward Brown, an international brand consultancy.

14 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

China Mobile eyes data goldmine

China Mobile, the world's largest wireless operator by subscriber numbers, says its future growth lies in data and mobile internet services.

14 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Telecom gains 8pc on mobile business

China Telecom, the smallest of the country's three telecommunications carriers, announced yesterday its first-half profit rose 8 per cent as its mobile phone business thrived despite strong competition.

Revenues of the Beijing-based carrier rose 11.5 per cent to 120.2 billion yuan (HK$146.7 billion) while mobile phone revenues rose 28 per cent to 18 billion yuan.

24 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

China Mobile cheat gets death sentence

The ex-deputy general manager of China Mobile was sentenced to death with a two-year suspension yesterday following his conviction for bribery.

Zhang Chunjiang was also ordered by the Intermediate People's Court in Cangzhou city, Hebei province, to have his personal assets confiscated and political rights stripped.

23 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

China Mobile executive goes on trial for bribery

A former vice-chairman at China Mobile, the world's biggest cellphone service operator, went on trial in Hebei province yesterday for allegedly taking 7.5 million yuan (HK$9 million) in bribes.

13 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Telecoms man sentenced to death

A former senior executive of China Mobile, the world's biggest mobile phone operator, was last month sentenced to death with a two-year suspension for accepting millions of US dollars in bribes from industrial giant Siemens, according to a report in the Caixin Century Magazine.

24 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

China Mobile sees 5.4pc rise in profit for quarter

China Mobile, the world's largest wireless network operator, will build up its infrastructure to boost business on the mainland after reporting steady growth in the first quarter.

21 Apr 2011 - 12:00am