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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 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.

Friday, 21 September, 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

China Mobile steps up research projects on 4G technology

In a move to prove the nation's research and development capability, top mobile phone operator China Mobile will promote more self-developed next-generation mobile network technologies that match international standards, an official at its research institute disclosed.

12 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

China Mobile overtakes HSBC as top listed firm

Phone giant's market cap hits HK$1.7 trillion on A-share talk

China Mobile, the country's biggest mobile-telephone operator, yesterday surpassed HSBC Holdings to become Hong Kong's largest company by market capitalisation as investors bet the red chip will launch a mainland listing as soon as August.

27 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

China Mobile returning home for 80b yuan IPO

Mainland's biggest debut could be as early as next month

China Mobile, the country's largest mobile-telephone operator, will begin the mainland's biggest initial public offering of A shares, aiming to raise 80 billion yuan in Shanghai as early as next month, sources said.

19 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

China Comservice in 4.7b yuan assets deal

Income set to rise with launch of 3G services

Mainland telecommunications service provider China Communications Services Corp has agreed to pay 4.7 billion yuan for assets in 13 provinces from parent China Telecommunications Corp to improve profitability.

19 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

In Brief

China Mobile arm signs Pakistan contract with Ericsson

China Mobile Pakistan (CMPak), an overseas unit of the mainland's largest mobile-telephone network operator, has awarded Swedish firm Ericsson a contract to expand coverage to 312 cities in the Sindh and Balochistan regions.

5 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

China Mobile caller-pays plan cuts bills 73pc

China Mobile, the country's largest mobile-telephone operator, said contract subscribers in Guangdong province saw their bills cut by 73 per cent after signing on to the nation's first caller pays pricing plan earlier this year.

The plan to offer free incoming calls was launched at the request of Beijing, which wants to make telecommunications more affordable.

26 May 2007 - 12:00am

China Mobile adds 5.26m users

China Mobile continued its strong momentum last month by adding a record of 5.26 million new users during the month at the expense of fixed-line rival China Telecom, which added only 900,000 users.

The mainland's dominant mobile service provider said of its new subscribers that 353,000 were contract users and 4.92 million prepaid.

19 May 2007 - 12:00am

Sina profits rise in line with ads

Sina Corp, China's largest online portal, said first-quarter earnings rose 22.8 per cent amid fast advertising growth, but intensifying competition eroded its profitability.

Profit at the Beijing-based firm increased to US$8.6 million from US$7 million a year earlier, while revenue rose 10 per cent to US$51.3 million.

16 May 2007 - 12:00am