China Mobile has not publicly indicated any interest in Digicel. Photo: AP China Mobile has not publicly indicated any interest in Digicel. Photo: AP
China Mobile has not publicly indicated any interest in Digicel. Photo: AP

Did China Mobile rumours lead Australia to make a wrong call over Digicel?

  • Canberra is supporting a plan to buy the South Pacific’s top phone carrier for US$1.1 billion, amid claims that Chinese ownership could facilitate spying by Beijing
  • But it’s unclear if China Mobile has ever had any interest in Digicel, leading some observers to question if Australia has been used by forces with agenda of their own

Topic |   China-Australia relations
China Mobile has not publicly indicated any interest in Digicel. Photo: AP China Mobile has not publicly indicated any interest in Digicel. Photo: AP
China Mobile has not publicly indicated any interest in Digicel. Photo: AP
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