Posts Tagged: 3G


China 3G and 4G numbers 2014

China now has 486.5 million 3G subscribers, but only 14 million on new 4G network

China now has close to half a billion 3G subscribers, according to the newest data from the country’s three telcos.

  • July 29, 2014
  • at 3:45 pm
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China 3G numbers 2013 2014

China ends 2013 with a total of 417 million 3G subscribers

All three of China’s telcos have now revealed their user numbers for December, so we finally have a clear picture of how many people w...

  • January 29, 2014
  • at 9:29 am
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China Mobile CEO: millions of iPhone pre-orders already taken ahead of launch

China Mobile CEO: 1.2 million iPhone pre-orders already taken ahead of launch

Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) long awaited deal with China Mobile finally became a reality just before Christmas, and so the world’s big...

  • January 15, 2014
  • at 1:15 pm
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All the facts and figures on China's smartphone users in 2013

All the facts and figures on China’s smartphone users in 2013 (INFOGRAPHIC)

China looks set to snap up over 350 million new smartphones this year. So what brands are Chinese people buying? How much do they spend on 3...

  • November 7, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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China Mobile sets record for 4G expansion in China

China Mobile (NYSE:CHL) could have the world’s largest single 4G network by the end of this year. According to the latest earnings re...

  • August 20, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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China 3G user-base

China Now Has Over 300 Million 3G Subscribers

All three of China’s mobile telcos have just released their May figures, which includes those of 3G subscribers. I notice that the hug...

  • June 20, 2013
  • at 9:45 pm
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China Mobile 100 million 3G subscribers

China Mobile Finally Has Over 100 Million 3G Subscribers

It took over three years to materialize, but finally it’s happened: China Mobile now has over 100 million 3G subscribers. The mileston...

  • March 20, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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China 3G user-base

Check Out 3 Years of Stunning 3G Growth in China [CHART]

China has just reached 233.44 million 3G subscribers across its three mobile telcos. Digging back through the self-reported stats for each, ...

  • January 24, 2013
  • at 2:59 pm
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China Mobile Hits 7-Year Low in Monthly User Growth

Poor China Mobile. The 3G era has not been kind to the dominant telecom, mostly because the TD-SCDMA network it was allowed to run isn’...

  • December 22, 2012
  • at 12:29 am
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How deliberately crippling its 4G rollout will help China bust a global monopoly and make billions

Hundreds of millions of people in China still have no 4G thanks to blatant protectionism. This is why the rest of the world should care.

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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China Mobile launch day, with Apple CEO Tim Cook

Tim Cook appears in Beijing store for today’s iPhone launch on China Mobile

Today is the day that Apple-hungry China Mobile (NYSE:CHL; HKG:0941) subscribers have been waiting for – the official launch of the iP...

  • January 17, 2014
  • at 12:26 pm
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Apple’s deal with China Mobile now official, iPhones coming to 4G and 3G in China next month

After years of waiting, China Mobile is finally getting the iPhone. Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has just announced that the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c ...

  • December 23, 2013
  • at 10:21 am
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China Mobile losing its edge, hopes to regain it with 4G

Over a year ago, we predicted China Unicom could overtake China Mobile in 3G users, and now that prediction is closer than ever to coming ...

  • September 19, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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mobile data usage in China, 2013

Despite China’s Smartphone Boom, People Still Use Very Little Mobile Data Each Month

China has over 300 million people on 3G, and China’s smartphone boom is still young and frisky. So how much mobile data are all those ...

  • August 8, 2013
  • at 4:32 pm
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China Mobile 4G launch in 2013

China Mobile Planning Final $6.7 Billion Push to Launch 4G in 344 Cities This Year

Despite a lack of regulatory approval yet, the world’s biggest mobile telco by user-base, China Mobile (NYSE:CHL; HKG:0941) is said to be ...

  • May 6, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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China Adds 13 Million New 3G Subscribers in January, China Mobile Sees Big Jump

As February prepares to give up the ghost to March, China’s big telecoms are reporting their final user numbers for January. And, as y...

  • February 21, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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Vietnamese Complain As Chinese 3G Comes to Disputed Spratly Islands

In the ongoing dispute over the Spratly Islands claimed by China and Vietnam, the latest development is that China is opening up 3G services...

  • January 7, 2013
  • at 5:22 pm
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China Unicom Breaks 70 Million 3G Subscribers in October

With 4G still showing no signs of becoming commercially available anytime soon in China, 3G continues its rapid growth. Case in point: China...

  • November 20, 2012
  • at 1:00 am
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