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 Inc gains street cred in global M&As

Mainland firms are gaining some 'street cred' from overseas companies and Wall Street after a string of acquisitions helped transform their reputation as slow and overly cautious into fast-moving and downright unpredictable players in the merger and acquisition scene.

Monday, 12 November, 2007, 12:00am

Netcom eyes opportunities with Europe base

China Netcom Group Corp would open its European headquarters in London today, aiming to capture business opportunities arising from strong demand for telecommunications services by overseas enterprises interested in getting into the mainland, industry sources said.

2 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

China Mobile faces 3G delay after antenna row

China Mobile Communications' fledgling 3G network in the mainland has faced delays because residents are unhappy about the size of the transmitting equipment being put on top of their buildings.

29 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

China Mobile tipped to hit HK$200

Shares of China Mobile - 10 years after closing on their debut at HK$10.55 - ended at a record high of HK$149.70 yesterday on strong quarterly earnings growth and as some analysts raised earnings forecasts.

The shares of the nation's largest mobile-telephone operator may reach HK$200 in 12 months, according to ABN Amro.

24 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

China Mobile earnings rise 37pc

Strong consumer demand adds 48.43 million new users in third quarter

China Mobile, the nation's largest mobile operator, delivered a 37 per cent growth in net profit for the third quarter as the strong economy drove robust demand for its services, the company said yesterday.

23 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Unicom targets big spenders

China Unicom, the smaller of the country's two main mobile operators, unveiled a new flexible tariff plan aimed at gaining market share from dominant rival China Mobile among high-spending users.

11 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Investors rush to telecoms stocks on hopes from mainland audit

Shares of mainland telecommunications companies surged after the National Audit Office confirmed it would carry out a two-month comprehensive audit of five state-owned operators to study their operating efficiency.

28 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

China Mobile, China Telecom shares surge to new highs

China Mobile and China Telecom Corp shares climbed to record highs yesterday as investors bet Beijing may be preparing for a long-awaited industry restructuring.

Mainland media reported the National Audit Office would start to collect data from telecommunications firms, including China Telecom, as part of an annual audit of the sector.

26 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

China Telecom loses 380,000 to mobile switch

China Telecom Corp, the nation's biggest fixed-line telephone operator, said its subscriber base shrank last month for the first time since it released the figures as more users switched to mobile telephones.

21 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

China Mobile tipped to hit HK$100 with HSI topping 23,000

China Mobile is set to become the first mainland firm whose shares will top HK$100 when the stock market opens today, helping push the benchmark Hang Seng Index above the 23,000-point level, market watchers said.

27 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

New subscribers maintain record run

China Mobile attracted a record number of subscribers in July for the 10th straight month, signing up 5.6 million new users as fixed-line market leader China Telecom signed up a new low of only 60,000 subscriptions.

21 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Prosten pins hopes for sales on 3G launch

Prosten Technology Holdings, whose search technology helps mobile-phone users search for music to download to handsets, said demand for its business will be boosted by the mainland introduction of third-generation phone networks, expected by the middle of next year at the latest.

21 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

China Mobile sees big gains with valued-added services

Rural focus boosts growth as revenue strategy pays off

China Mobile, the world's largest mobile operator, will celebrate the 10th anniversary of its Hong Kong listing in October with analysts lauding the strength of its business model for non-voice value-added services.

21 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

China Mobile posts 25.7pc rise in interim profit

China Mobile, the country's biggest cellular operator, yesterday delivered better than expected interim earnings as both voice and new services such as music downloads posted strong growth.

17 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

HSI back in record territory on China Mobile subscriber growth

China Mobile, the country's largest mobile-phone operator, led the benchmark Hang Seng Index to a record close yesterday as investors reacted to the carrier reporting continued strong growth in new subscribers.

21 Jul 2007 - 12:00am