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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.

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.

Thursday, 11 October, 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

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