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China Unicom eyes 3G WCDMA top spot

China Unicom has confirmed it expects to use WCDMA technology for its forthcoming 3G network rollout in a bid to become the country’s largest 3G operator.

Telefonica aims to strengthen Chinese alliance

Telefonica is very confident it will be able to strengthen its alliance with China Unicom following the restructuring of China’s state controlled telecommunications industry, according to a Dow Jones report.

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.

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 Unicom shareholders approve deals

Forbes notes that China Unicom shareholders have approved the company’s proposed merger with China Netcom under the mainland’s telecom industry restructuring program.

China Telecom completes CDMA network buy

China Telecom has completed the US$6.4 billion purchase of China Unicom’s CDMA network, reports Cellular News. China Unicom is now free to complete its own purchase of fixed-line operator China Netcom, as part of the government mandated restructuring of the industry.

Report: China Mobile capital transferred to rivals

China’s Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC) – a state-owned entity that acts as the ultimate parent company of all three of China’s main telecoms groups – will reportedly transfer CNY50 billion (US$7.4 billion) in capital from China Mobile to China Unicom in a bid to stimulate competition in the country’s recently restructured mobile market.

Report: China Mobile to disable 3G in iPhone

China Mobile is reportedly poised to launch a version of the iPhone that will disable 3G and Wi-Fi functionality to dissuade subscribers from using the device on rival networks.

Chinese operators partner on base stations

Interfax-China reports that MIIT has approved plans for China Unicom to plug holes in its GSM coverage by using China Mobile base stations.