T-Mobile US said on Wednesday it would offer cheaper international options – including texting and data downloads with no extra fees for subscribers who are travelling overseas – as it hopes to gain customers from its rivals.Thursday, 10 October, 2013, 3:17pm
Hutchison Whampoa, the flagship conglomerate of Li Ka-shing, yesterday forged an agreement with British telecommunications giant Vodafone to merge their mobile networks in Ireland into a 50-50 joint venture.
That combination of infrastructure marks the first deal of its kind in Ireland and is expected to create the country's biggest mobile network.14 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
China Telecom, the nation's largest fixed-line network operator and third-largest wireless carrier, said Apple's iPhone will be good for its long-term development but might bring short-term profit pressure.21 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
'As the regulator of the industry, the TA will continue to strive for the maintenance of effective market competition and protection of public and consumer interests.'
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China Mobile's changes to the rules governing its open platform for third-party companies providing value-added services such as ringtones and picture downloads have taken the edge off what was a money-making machine for companies such as Linktone and Hurray.5 Jun 2007 - 12:00am
China Mobile curbs trigger move
Linktone, Hurray and other mainland providers of mobile-telephone value-added services are looking to develop other businesses after China Mobile acted to protect its customers from unwanted fees and started to promote its own services.5 Jun 2007 - 12:00am
China Mobile, the country's largest mobile operator, will launch a free incoming call package in Beijing next week, after Guangdong province implemented a similar pricing mechanism last week, according to the company's website.
The news came as the Ministry of Information Industry said telephone bills of mainland telecommunications users fell 11.47 per cent last year.2 Feb 2007 - 12:00am
China GrenTech, a Shenzhen-based developer of radio frequency (RF) components and wireless equipment, has won the right to build indoor mobile systems at the Olympic Games stadiums in Beijing.12 Sep 2006 - 12:00am
Second-quarter earnings decline as the mainland fixed-line operator adds fewer clients who spend less
China Telecom Corp, whose fixed-line business is being undermined by customers choosing mobile telephones, saw second-quarter profit drop 3.8 per cent from three months earlier as it added fewer subscribers who also spent less.31 Aug 2006 - 12:00am
When the World Cup football tournament kicks off in Germany on June 9, so too will China's first mobile-telephone match highlights service.24 May 2006 - 12:00am
Hong Kong mobile phone users are tapping out more than 100 million text messages a month - double the number that were being sent just over a year ago.
A total of 100.19 million messages were sent in October, the last month for which figures were available.8 Jan 2005 - 12:00am
China Mobile (Hong Kong), the world's largest mobile carrier by subscriber numbers, posted its second consecutive month of weak subscriber growth, adding just 2.71 million users in June.
Its subscriber base now stands at 158.64 million.21 Jul 2004 - 12:00am
The mobile phones of about one in 10 people in Hong Kong stopped working for nearly an hour yesterday when the Sunday Communications network crashed.
About 660,000 subscribers of Sunday, the smallest mobile operator in the city, found their phones had malfunctioned at 5.30pm.13 Jul 2004 - 12:00am
I refer to the letter by Michael Milligan of the Mobile Manufacturers Forum, headlined 'Mobile-phone jammers could have 'fatal consequences' ' (South China Morning Post, May 16).
Mr Milligan seems to be resorting to scaremongering in his attempt to persuade the public that the jamming of mobile phones would be dangerous and wrong.25 May 2002 - 12:00am
Beijing has shifted the burden of the mobile-phone spectrum usage fee from users to network providers in a move to rationalise the fee structure and boost spectrum usage.3 May 2002 - 12:00am