China registered 670 million cell phone users by the end of March, with the boost of the third-generation (3G) networks, an official with the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said Monday. Full story
2009-05-21 09:39:33 GMT China Daily
China may have been late in embracing the 3G technologies. But the services could not have come at a more opportune time than now for electronics retailers like Gome and Suning.
2009-05-20 05:56:34 GMT China Daily
The battle lines are being drawn as we near the World Telecommunication Day on May 17. The three Chinese telecom giants have spared no advertising ammunition or expense to attract subscribers for their third generation (3G) services.
2009-05-20 05:56:00 GMT China Daily
While China's three leading telecom operators are playing up the third generation (3G) telecom technologies, it is likely to take years for 3G services to become popular in China, Shanghai Securities News reported on Thursday.
2009-05-20 05:57:20 GMT China Daily
The economic downturn, coupled with the dramatic increase in capital expenditure and intensifying competition, means China's telecom industry is now on a downward spiral despite the arrival of the long-anticipated 3G era, analysts said.
2009-05-20 05:55:26 GMT China Daily
China Telecom, the country's largest fixed-line operator, started trials of the third-generation (3G) mobile services in Shanghai on Monday, and plans to extend the same nationwide next month.
2009-05-20 05:54:37 GMT China Daily
Southwest China's Chongqing municipality is planning to build the country's first 3G industrial base, drawing 18 investment projects from the world's leading technology companies such as IBM and Infineon with investment amounting to 15.63 billion yuan.
2009-05-20 05:53:57 GMT China Daily
China Mobile, the country's largest mobile phone operator, plans to kick off the third phase of TD-SCDMA bidding on March 16 to speed up 3G network construction, China Business News reported.
2009-05-20 05:51:07 GMT China Daily
China Mobile Guangdong branch plans to expand coverage of its 3G mobile phone networks, based on the TD-SCDMA standard, to cover the South China province within this year and sign up 500,000 TD-SCDMA users.
2009-05-20 05:50:24 GMT China Daily
China Mobile's Shanghai subsidiary plans to accelerate the construction of its TD-SCDMA network in the city by building over 800 base stations this year, and will ensure that the network has full coverage of the Shanghai World Expo Park Area by 2010.
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