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Jiangsu Telecom Deploys 8,000 Wi-Fi Hotspots

Xinhuanet, 4/09/08

China Telecom's (NYSE: CHA; 0728.HK) Jiangsu branch has held a press conference to announce that it now has over 8,000 Wi-Fi access points in the province, providing coverage of over 4.22 mln square meters, 436 hotels, 41 universities, 265 office buildings and 503 specialty markets.

Nanjing has 2,600 of these access points in 468 locations. In 2008 Nanjing Telecom plans to expand this to 8,000 access points in 1,600 hotspots.

In H2 2008 China Telecom is to roll out wireless broadband access nationwide, at which point Jiangsu users will be able to make use of roaming wireless.

Keywords: wireless networking Nanjing Telecom 0728.HK broadband CHA China Telecom H2 2008 Jiangsu Jiangsu Telecom Nanjing roaming telecom Wi-Fi wireless

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