China Telecom is the largest fixed line service and third largest mobile telecommunication provider in China. It is listed in Hong Kong and New York, but is controlled by the Chinese government.
China Telecom, the country's No3 wireless network operator, wants wider coverage for its so-called hybrid 4G mobile trials on the mainland after losing 4 million subscribers to competitors in the nine months to September.Wednesday, 29 October, 2014, 5:36am
China Telecom Corp lost 5.34 million mobile subscribers in the first half of this year as competition intensified in the country's saturated telecommunications market.28 Aug 2014 - 8:53am
China's three main telecommunications service providers have started talks on setting up a joint venture to allow for infrastructure-sharing, which could lower the cost of developing mobile networks across the country.2 May 2014 - 1:03am
China Telecom saw a drop in the number of mobile subscribers in the first quarter as competition intensified after Beijing gave approval for the three major telecommunications operators to launch 4G services in December.29 Apr 2014 - 1:15am
China Mobile said net profit fell 5.9 per cent to 121.7 billion yuan (HK$153.6 billion) last year due to heavier investments in infrastructure resources. It was the first time in 14 years that profits at the world's largest mobile company by subscribers failed to grow.21 Mar 2014 - 5:20am
China Telecom, the operator of the mainland's largest fixed-line network, said net profit climbed 17.4 per cent to 17.5 billion yuan (HK$22.16 billion) as it announced plans to increase capital expenditure by 20 billion yuan in 2014 once the firm receives a new licence to run its fourth generation (4G) mobile network.20 Mar 2014 - 5:21am
The value-added tax that the mainland's telecommunications companies face later this year might force the three wireless operators to cut expenses, including subsidies promoting smartphone usage, analysts say.
Beijing would use the tax to replace the existing business tax in several service industries, including the telecommunications sector, Premier Li Keqiang reiterated this week.8 Mar 2014 - 1:01am
Competition in the mainland's phone market intensified with China Telecom's launch of fourth-generation (4G) mobile services yesterday on the heels of industry leader China Mobile, which introduced the service in January.
The other major player, China Unicom, which operates the mainland's second-largest wireless network, is expected to start 4G operations later this year.15 Feb 2014 - 1:47am
Profits at the mainland's three leading telecommunications network operators are expected to be squeezed in the first couple of years of their expansion into 4G mobile services, analysts say.22 Jan 2014 - 4:28am
Faster isn’t necessarily better for China’s telecom carriers as they prepare to roll out high-speed 4G mobile-phone networks at the expense of their profitability for years to come.30 Oct 2013 - 2:23am 2 comments
China Telecom, the operator of the mainland's largest fixed-line network, posted a 17.1 per cent increase in net profit for the first three quarters of the year, thanks to continued robust growth in data consumption as users spent more time on smartphones and tablets.29 Oct 2013 - 2:57am
China Telecom, the world's biggest fixed-line network operator, said it will increase full-year capital expenditure by five billion yuan (HK$6.3 billion) to 80 billion yuan this year as it builds a 4G trial network.22 Aug 2013 - 2:20am
China Telecom, operator of the mainland's largest fixed-line network, is expected to outline its 4G mobile network expansion plans when it reports first-half earnings on Wednesday.19 Aug 2013 - 3:40am
"The competition for the low-end market is intense and we wouldn't like to participate too much in that," company chairman Wang Xiaochu said at China Telecom's annual meeting.30 May 2013 - 4:33am
Telefonica could soon sell its remaining stake in China Unicom, ending an unsuccessful relationship that benefited neither side29 May 2013 - 1:03pm