The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China has recently issued opinions on regulating the marketing activities of telecom operators on university campuses. The opinions state that telecom operators should protect the legal rights of young consumers and should not sign exclusive agreements with schools. The opinions said that when implementing marketing on campuses, […]
28 August 2009
China Unicom Shanghai has published a notice stating that from August 31, 2009, the former website of China Netcom Shanghai, Sh.cnc.cn, will stop providing services.
According to the company, a transition period will be available from then on and people who try to visit the China Netcom Shanghai website will receive a prompt that links to […]
12 August 2009
China Unicom Shanghai has published a report which states because the integration of its customer service and supporting systems have been completed, the current 10060 customer service hotline will be closed on August 30, 2009.
The 10060 customer service hotline formerly belonged to China Netcom, which was acquired by China Unicom during the telecom industry restructuring […]
07 April 2009
China Netcom, one of the major telecommunications service providers in China, has announced plans to sell five of its affiliated star-rate hotels in the coming months.
The five hotels that China Netcom wants to sell are the five-star Beijing Jingdu Xinyuan Hotel, four-star Jinan Litian Hotel, four-star Qingdao Litian Hotel, four-star Qiqiha'er Guaomain Hotel, and three-star […]
05 February 2009
Hong Kong's PCCW has held a much-publicized special shareholders meeting at which 75% present shareholders approved the buyout offer led by chairman Richard Li at the price of HKD4.5 per share, involving totally HKD15.9 billion.
Previous to this, the two major shareholders, Pacific Century Regional Developments, managed by Richard Li, and China Netcom, which is already […]
03 February 2009
Statistics provided by China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology show that by the end of 2008, the number of China's wireless local phone users had decreased to 68.931 million.
China's wireless local phone users are mainly personal access system users and a few SCDMA users. Compared with 2007, the year 2008 saw an even greater […]
31 December 2008
China's State Council has announced that it approves China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology to start the issuing of 3G licenses and it will continue to support the development and promotion of the Chinese-made TD-SCDMA wireless technology.
26 December 2008
The Office of the Telecommunications Authority of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has announced that it has agreed on allowing privatizing PCCW, one of the largest and most comprehensive communications providers in Hong Kong.
18 December 2008
China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited has announced plans to invest CNY6.43 billion to acquire the fixed-line business in Tianjin and 21 southern Chinese provinces from its major shareholders China Unicom Group and China Netcom Group.
27 November 2008
China Unicom (CHU) has started the deployment of its WCDMA trial networks and it plans to set up the networks first in seven Chinese cities, including Shanghai, Shenzhen, Foshan, Liuzhou, Zhengzhou, Baoding and Wuxi.
18 November 2008
According to a report published by China Unicom (CHU), the parent companies of China Unicom and China Netcom will officially merge at the beginning of January 2009.
12 November 2008
Having upgraded the highest speed of its ADSL broadband to four megabytes, the China Netcom Beijing branch has now started to reduce the fee for its two megabytes ADSL broadband and the price has been formally decreased to CNY168 from November 2008.
08 October 2008
Any hopes from foreign telecom operators that China's recent fragmentation of its telecommunications sector would usher in a new era of decreased monopolization should be chagrined that the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China has just issued a circular that requires China Telecom (CHA), China Mobile (CHL) and … Read More>>
29 September 2008
Wang Leilei, former CEO of Tom Online, will become chairman and CEO of struggling Chinese wireless value-added services firm KongZhong (KONG) from October 13, 2008 and the company's current CEO and chairman Zhou Yunfan will step down from the positions on the same day.
05 September 2008
Xi Guohua, vice minister of Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China, has said that the ministry plans to launch sharing measures to limit the redundant network constructions of Chinese telecommunications operators and to avoid the waste of resources caused by the redundant systems.
25 August 2008
China Netcom announced its unaudited 2008 interim results today and said its revenue for the first half of 2008 hit CNY41.125 billion.
20 August 2008
After Chang Xiaobing was assigned as president and CEO of the newly reconfigured China Unicom (CHU), China Unicom says that after the merger of China Unicom and China Netcom, the management tier of the new China Unicom will be selected from the current senior managers of the two companies.
19 August 2008
Alibaba's Zhejiang Alipay Internet Technology Ltd has signed a cooperative agreement with China Netcom Xuzhou branch to jointly develop services in the online payment sector.
18 August 2008
Chinese mobile value-added services firm KongZhong (KONG) said that its co-founder Yunfan Zhou will resign from his position as CEO, effective October 13, 2008.
18 August 2008
China Netcom has released a report that after the completion of the merger with China Unicom, the company will be delisted from Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited and New York Stock Exchange on October 15, 2008.