Posts Tagged: MIIT


China Mobile Users in Beijing Can Get 4G Right Now_Thumbnail

China will get 4G before year’s end, says MIIT chief

It has been speculated for quite a while that China would be getting its first 4G network this year, and the fact that even the State Counci...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
Read More


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
Read More

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
Read More

China Nears 200 Million Broadband Subscribers (But the Mobile Web is Still Way Bigger)

China Nears 200 Million Broadband Subscribers (But the Mobile Web is Still Way Bigger)

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has released the latest official numbers for broadband penetration in t...

  • April 26, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
Read More

stop spam

China Moves to Stop Spam Texts

Over this past weekend, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) released a new policy that should be a welcome ...

  • April 23, 2013
  • at 8:30 am
Read More

tencent-penguin-large

For the Future of Chinese Startups, Tencent’s WeChat Must Not Subsidize the Telcos

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) is pressuring Tencent to subsidize telcos in China for supporting the huge ...

  • April 9, 2013
  • at 11:58 am
Read More

china-MIIT

Government Signals China Might Finally Get a 4G Network This Year

The folks over at China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) sure know how to play hard to get. They hold all the ...

  • March 7, 2013
  • at 7:00 am
Read More


China Made 1.2 Billion Mobile Phones Last Year

If you needed any more proof that almost everything everywhere is made in China, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technolo...

  • February 7, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
Read More


82% of Chinese Have Mobile Phones, Some Provinces Have More Mobiles Than People

Mobile phone use in China has been growing steadily and swiftly over the past decade, and according to China’s Ministry of Industry an...

  • January 31, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
Read More


Microsoft could sell the first legal game console in China in over a dozen years

No, it’s not the Xbox One. Sorry to disappoint. But Chinese media are reporting that a new console is in the works, dubbed Bestpad, and ba...

  • September 24, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
Read More

iPhone on China Mobile 4G

iPhone 5S and 5C get China Mobile network license, but still no word on a deal

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) unveiled the iPhone 5S and 5C overnight in Asia. While the much-anticipated China Mobile (NYSE:CHL; HKG:0941) deal didn...

  • September 11, 2013
  • at 4:07 pm
Read More

China Mobile 4G launch in 2013

Report: China Mobile To Launch 4G Network in October (Or Later)

Contradicting previous reports that China Mobile’s 4G network could be granted the official permit it needs to begin commercial operat...

  • May 9, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
Read More

wechat fees

China Won’t Force WeChat to Subsidize Telecoms, Says MIIT Spokesman

The battle between Tencent’s WeChat and major Chinese telecoms has been raging all spring, but it looked to be pretty close to over wh...

  • April 24, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
Read More

chinese law

Chinese Law Proposes Real Name Requirements for All Phone and Mobile Network Connections

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) is very enthusiastic about real-name registration. The rest of the coun...

  • April 11, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
Read More

wechat fees

Official: WeChat Will “Definitely” Have to Pay Fees in China

The battle has been raging for several months now over how Chinese telecoms should be compensated, if at all, for the losses they incur as O...

  • April 5, 2013
  • at 11:52 pm
Read More

Android prices in China 2013

China’s Tech Ministry Warns of Being Too Dependent on Android

In a recent white paper from China’s tech ministry, MIIT, it warns of China’s huge dependence on Android, Google’s (NASDAQ...

  • March 5, 2013
  • at 11:18 pm
Read More

China Mobile 4G launch in 2013

China Mobile Rolls Out 2 More City-Wide 4G Trials

Over the weekend, China Mobile (NYSE:CHL; HKG:0941) flipped the switch on massive new 4G trials in two Chinese cities. It means that residen...

  • February 4, 2013
  • at 11:35 am
Read More


Chinese People Are Sending Fewer Text Messages Than They Used To

Chinese people on average sent fewer text messages in 2012 than they did in 2011, according to statistics released by China’s Ministry...

  • January 29, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
Read More