Posts Tagged: China Telecom

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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 aims at 50 million 4G users by end of year

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) is hoping to see up to 50 million subscribers to the nation’s rel...

  • February 20, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Apple commences Asia’s Red Friday sale with new store opening in Beijing

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has entered full-on sales mode in China ever since it sealed a deal with China Mobile (NYSE:CHL; HKG:0941), the wor...

  • January 10, 2014
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China is now ready to turn on the world’s biggest 4G network

We knew that China will get 4G starting on December 18, but there remained the not so trivial matter of government-issued LTE operating lice...

  • December 4, 2013
  • at 7:48 pm
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Say hello to the world’s first Tibetan smartphone

Yesterday China Telecom unveiled the world’s first dual Tibetan-Chinese language smartphone in Lhasa, the capital of the Tibet Autonom...

  • October 29, 2013
  • at 7:51 pm
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MIIT: who said China gets 4G?

Many in the media have reported that China’s 4G licenses would be handed out on September 28, but the MIIT announced today that those ...

  • September 24, 2013
  • at 12:18 pm
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China Telecom teams up with Alibaba on apps, payments, and data

A Reuters report today revealed phones sold by China Telecom (NYSE:CHA; HKG:0728), the country’s third-largest telco, could come pre-ins...

  • September 18, 2013
  • at 5:58 pm
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Apple to hold twin press event in China for new iPhones, rumored simultaneous release of iPhone 5C

For the first time, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) will hold separate press events for the expected announcement of the next generation iPhone in bot...

  • September 4, 2013
  • at 2:53 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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WeChat and other messaging apps forced to ‘clean up’ as China’s latest web crackdown continues

China’s web crackdown in the past couple of months has been wide-ranging, extending from pornography to the spread of online rumors.

  • May 28, 2014
  • at 12:21 pm
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To keep up with China Mobile, China Unicom rolls out ’42M 3G’, which is like 4G but different

For the past couple years, China Unicom (NYSE:CHU; HKG:0762) has been gaining market share on the world’s largest mobile carrier,...

  • January 20, 2014
  • at 4:10 pm
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Why did Alibaba and Jingdong apply for mobile telecom licenses?

Yesterday news broke that China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), the regulator of the country’s three state-own...

  • December 27, 2013
  • at 2:36 pm
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It’s official: China will get 4G on December 18

After many delays and rumors, state-run news agency Xinhua has announced China Mobile (NYSE:CHL; HKG:0941) users on the mainland will be ...

  • November 25, 2013
  • at 5:55 pm
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Chinese chat app Yixin launches free international calls to China

Yixin, the messaging app developed jointly by China Telecom (NYSE:CHA) and the web portal Netease (NASDAQ:NTES), introduced a new feature ...

  • September 30, 2013
  • at 11:51 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
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Why iPhones are actually cheaper in China than the US (INFOGRAPHIC)

China’s second largest telco China Unicom announced today it will offer packages for customers to receive a free iPhone 5S or 5C wit...

  • September 16, 2013
  • at 10:47 pm
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Users discover Yixin’s voice messaging feature makes harassment easy

When China Telecom and Netease’s jointly-developed chat app Yixin launched late last month, its main selling point was that it allowed...

  • September 4, 2013
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Conspiracy theories swirl as WeChat suffers a service outage the day Yixin launches in China

Coincidence or conspiracy? That’s the question some Chinese mobile users are asking (mostly in jest) after popular chat app WeChat suf...

  • August 20, 2013
  • at 12:33 am
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