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China Mobile records 7M clicks for Olympic TV content

China Mobile recorded 1 million viewers clicking 7 million times to watch more than 300,000 hours of its licensed Olympic mobile TV coverage by August 19, reports JLM Pacific Epoch, citing Chinese news agency Xinhua.

China Mobile ups profit, expands on 3G plans

China Mobile – the world’s largest mobile operator by subscribers – today unveiled a 44.7 percent increase in first-half net profit and appeared to confirm industry belief that it will deploy TD-SCDMA technology for its commercial nationwide 3G networks followed by a later move to LTE.

China Telecom H1 net profit down 8.2%

China Daily reports that mobile operator-in-waiting China Telecom’s first half year net profit fell 8.2 percent to RMB12.63 billion (US$1.85 billion) from RMB13.76 billion a year earlier because of another significant decline in its core fixed-line voice services.

Report: China Mobile’s 3G technology lags rivals

China Mobile has admitted that the country’s homegrown 3G technology TD-SCDMA is problematic and “a few years behind” rival standards WCDMA and CDMA2000 1xEV-DO, reports the Financial Times (FT).

China Telecom hints at network sharing regulation

New mobile player China Telecom expects China to introduce further measures to promote competition in the world’s largest telecoms market, reports the Financial Times.

China Mobile preps LTE trial

China Mobile is planning the launch of its LTE technology trial, announced at the GSMA Mobile World Congress earlier this year.

China Mobile falls to 15 month low on MNP fears

Reuters reports that China Mobile – the world’s largest operator by subscribers – saw its stock fall to a 15 month low today amid reports that Beijing will soon impose unfavourable mobile number portability regulations on the company.

Nokia to support China Mobile’s TD-SCDMA service

Nokia, the world’s largest handset vendor, plans to support the world’s largest operator, China Mobile, with its expected nationwide rollout of homegrown 3G technology TD-SCDMA.

China Netcom/Unicom deal set for completion 15 October

Shareholders of China Netcom have approved the company’s merger with mobile operator China Unicom, notes TelecomPaper.

 

China Mobile to expand despite Paktel problems

China Mobile, the world’s largest mobile operator by subscribers, says it will continue its strategy of expanding into emerging markets in Asia and Africa despite not yet seeing a return on investment from its Pakistan subsidiary, Paktel.