Posts Tagged: china unicom


Shanghai 4G

China Unicom finally rolls out 4G, but confusion reigns over dual LTE strategy

China Unicom (NYSE:CHU; HKG:0762) punched above its weight in the 3G era, closely challenging the behemoth China Mobile in terms of 3G subsc...

  • March 18, 2014
  • at 5:42 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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China gets 4G

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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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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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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China Unicom’s WeChat plans already have a million subscribers

About a month ago, China Unicom launched its special subscription plan for WeChat users: a dedicated SIM card that allows users to access th...

  • September 4, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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4G is definitely coming to China this year

After quite a bit of will-they-or-won’t-they hemming and hawing, it looks like the main question about China’s 4G future has fin...

  • August 16, 2013
  • at 8:30 am
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WeChat and China Unicom

China Unicom’s WeChat Subscription Plan Hits China Today

Today marks the first step in the tentative and possibly-doomed alliance between Chinese telecoms and WeChat, the OTT chat app that’s ...

  • August 8, 2013
  • at 8:08 am
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WeChat and China Unicom

So It Begins: One Chinese Telco Confirms WeChat Subscription Plan to Launch August 8

We’ve heard rumbles of discontent from Chinese telcos for months about the wildly popular messaging app WeChat. WeChat’s robbing us of S...

  • July 18, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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4G in China

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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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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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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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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Nokia Lumia 1020

Nokia Lumia 1020 and its 41MP camera zoom into China

This morning at an event in Beijing, Nokia China’s general manager Erik Bertman and an array of partners (pictured) brought the newest...

  • August 15, 2013
  • at 1:59 pm
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WeChat and China Unicom

China Unicom’s WeChat Subscription Plan is Probably a Ripoff

Yesterday, after continuing rumors that was about to happen, China Unicom finally announced its WeChat-specific subscription plan. The plan,...

  • July 19, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Report: China Unicom to Launch $6 WeChat Subscription Plan Later This Month

Late last week, we reported that an undisclosed Chinese telecom company was planning to offer WeChat-specific subscription plans. Now the de...

  • July 17, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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