Communications Weekly, 8/22/08
China Mobile (NYSE: CHL; 0941.HK) has released its wireless value-added service provider (SP) rankings for Q2 2008. The new rankings saw 5 companies win A-ratings across five service categories. The 5 recipients of A-ratings included:
SMS services: Tencent (0700.HK); KongZhong (Nasdaq: KONG)
MMS services: Sina (Nasdaq: SINA)
IVR: Tencent and Guangdong Xintai Information Technology Ltd.
KJava: MIG China; Sina
Editor's Note: Previously, China Mobile restricted the number of games wireless value-added service providers (SPs) can offer on China Mobile's Baibaoxiang ("Treasure Box") mobile gaming platform according to their SP ranking. For more information on this topic, please see "Update: China Mobile Restricts Number of Mobile Games", MD 7/31/08 issue.